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Recruiters ask what comp I am looking for. How do I not scare them away by asking too much and also make sure I get as high as possible? I asked what they’re willing to give..but they didn’t disclose.

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You don't have to disclose your current salary anymore if you're in NY. What is your absolute min? Then add 20k to that and see where it goes.

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If they are scared they don’t know your worth, if you are scared you don’t know your worth.

Stick to your guns and you will find the employer willing to give you what you want. Recruiters are there for their own benefits not yours.

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Recruiters as in recruiting agent not target firm HR right? “I’ve done some research and Nth percentile comp is roughly in the X-Y range. I’m a top performer and think my target comp should reflect that."

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I’m interested in learning more about this as well

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Know a couple friends who consider themselves already overpaid and ended up getting a higher pay at the new comp. Know your worth, don’t brag but don’t underestimate comps’ willingness to get the right person

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And if you are getting a promotion in the old company or you just got one make sure to let the new company know

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I heard say “I make (your salary) + 15k” and I’m looking for minimum of 15-20k more” ...

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