I’m insulted by a junior hire with the same title as me, thank-you notes after terrible interviews, and more

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Rural jobs are rejecting me because of my bigger city salary history. Many of these applications are asking for salary history. In general, try to avoid talking about salary history entirely if you can because your past earnings are no one’s business but yours. But if someone is really pushing for an answer, try saying, “My previous salaries were in markets like New York, where the market and the cost of living are incredibly different.

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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On the bright side, at least they weren’t contacting you from Bangalore with a job candidate in Boston, for your position in DC?! in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter?

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coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

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Given the history — cold war between our countries, media, etc. Given the history — cold war between our countries, media, etc.

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