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ZS fish - when applying, do you actually provide your salary history from the past 5 years? The application says proof of income will be requested during the interview process. This seems very odd so looking for guidance. Thanks!

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No way. Check your state laws OP. It’s illegal to ask salary history in some states (including mine - CA). I wouldn’t want to work for a firm that does this as a rule on an application form.

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Thanks! I’m in NJ and the law went into effect Jan 2020 where employers can’t ask for this. So I just put “N/A” on the application and submitted. Let’s see what happens 🤷🏻‍♀️

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