Massachusetts Loses Mind: Passes Law Outlawing Employers Asking For Salary History.

The HR Capitalist

In a prime example of lawmakers not understanding business, the state has outlawed employers from asking interviewees about their salary history. If we get to the end of the process, will that type of offer work for you?”. Compensation Recruiting

Should Your Salary Be On Your Resume?

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One of the uncomfortable parts of a job search is discussion of salary. Most of us don’t really like negotiations over salary and fear that putting our current wage on paper might doom us to repeat it. Employers have various reasons for requesting salary information.

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The Odyssey Of The Salary Offer | ResumeToReferral.com

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « 7 Tips To Starting a New Job Successfully Two Amazing Cover Letters 99% Of All Job Seekers Will Never Discover… (and how to use them to land your dream job) » The Odyssey Of The Salary Offer Guest Article By Randy Block You’ve made it through several rounds of interviews. Now it’s time to negotiate an offer that will make you feel good about working for the new company.

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the salary I was offered was a bait and switch

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When I saw the offer letter yesterday, it was for $70K with 4% bonus. The explanation I got was that $83K is the total compensation package with benefits, vacation, holidays, etc. That’s absolutely ridiculous — you’re right that no one calculates salary that way. salary A reader writes: I have been talking to another department about an internal move. When I first talked to the hiring manager, he told me the pay would be $83K with 10% bonus. (I

Should I Accept A Job Offer Below My Pay Range? | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [07.06.10] View Comments Should I Accept A Job Offer Below My Pay Range? Should I Accept A Job Offer Below My Pay Range? And sometimes the offer is well below your range. You are likely more susceptible to the call of any offer.

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“Want a Raise? – Here’s How to Ask”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“At the end of my salary, there’s always a lot of month left.”. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORY ” : Here are some survey results recently published by compensation-data firm PayScale: a. workers reported being dissatisfied with their salary. workers were offered a raise without asking for one. If you want to find them, there are so many reasons to avoid requesting a raise in salary. Begin your NEXT salary negotiation today by making yourself EVEN MORE VALUABLE!

2015 135

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager resume review offer ends at midnight tonight March 31, 2011 As I mentioned yesterday , I wildly underestimated what the response would be to my resume review offer , so I’m going to end it earlier than the one-week period I’d initially planned.

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Competitive Resumes

This show is packed with practical and powerful advice to help women to level the salary playing field. Lydia is the Senior Director of Marketing for Payscale and salary negotiation columnist for Money.com. Women should not offer salary history.

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Competitive Resumes

This show is packed with practical and powerful advice to help women to level the salary playing field. Lydia is the Senior Director of Marketing for Payscale and salary negotiation columnist for Money.com. Women should not offer salary history.

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How to answer salary requirements question

Careers Done Write

Now that you have revised my résumé, I am finally getting interviews after being unemployed since 2009, but I am wondering what to say when Human Resources asks about my salary. They worry you will leave if you get a better offer as the economy picks up. Dear Deb, Q.

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can I include the value of my benefits when I talk about my current salary?

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On the application, it asks for my salary history. I’m reluctant to give this out because I’m afraid they’ll try to lowball me for an offer. My entire compensation with benefits is approximately $6k higher than my actual salary (by itself). I have the exact number because it says on my HR profile: “Company paid benefits represent an additional 15.20% of your annual compensation. Your total annual benefit and compensation is X.”

How to Handle Salary on Application Forms

Career Realism

You may be asked salary information on an application form—or be faced with a “current salary” or “desired salary” field on an online application. This number will also likely come into play at the interview/offer stage—it can establish the range for the offer the employer makes.

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interviewer wants to know my current salary (with an update already included!)

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I’m close to getting an offer. At my first phone interview, they told me the salary range — about 30%-50% above what I’m paid now. I knew my salary at my current company was low, and so I was very excited to talk to a company that wasn’t asking my current salary. They asked for references, and talked about putting together an offer letter. Today, they asked for my “current compensation and bonus payout history.

How To Handle Salary On Application Forms

Career Realism

You may be asked salary information on an application form—or be faced with a “current salary” or “desired salary” field on an online application. This number will also likely come into play at the interview/offer stage—it can establish the range for the offer the employer makes.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

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If you would like to obtain a Model Letter to assist you in your demand for unpaid compensation, simply [ click here ]. Question 5: Can a prospective employer ask my past employers what my salary was when I worked for them? .

2011 158

I earn more than my peers, and they’re not happy

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During the initial employment offer, the company offered their base salary for a starting amount. Since I did my homework on the average salary of the role in this area, I countered with a number closer to the average. salary

2020 37

when a candidate won’t share salary expectations

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I have always asked candidates what their compensation requirements are, either before they come in to meet with me or after they have come in. I asked him to disclose his compensation requirements because we wanted to move forward with an offer and he didn’t want to disclose. Rather, he wanted us to come to him with an offer based on what title he fell under after meeting with him. He said he’s willing to “entertain” a counter offer.

how to deal with a rude recruiter

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This one- hour conversation went very well as well, until he started asking about compensation, at which point his tone of voice became quite gruff, aggressive, and at one point even demeaning. Recruiter: Tell me what is your compensation structure? Me: What do you mean by compensation structure? I would rather you tell me what the salary range for this Director level position is that you sent me a description for, and I’ll let you know if that meets my expectations.

2012 65

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions — Ask a.

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Here we go: Asking for a quick decision when you have another offer I was offered a job on Friday, but I have second interview with a company I like on Monday. At the end of the second interview, how do I tell them I have been made an offer and need a decision on this job in a day?

2011 60

employee was late on his first day, loaning money to a coworker, and more

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Can I lie about my salary history to avoid having it used against me? I’ve worked at nonprofits for my entire career and am trying to make the jump to corporate — and I have to say, compensation is a big motivator. I’ve been underpaid for years, and I can see the opportunity to get a sizable salary increase if I move to corporate. But as you know, many online applications require salary history.

2013 57

fired without reason, overly cutesy video interviews, and more

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Company offered me a job, then pulled the offer, then offered it again. In the past 3 weeks I have been involved in the interview process with a large restaurant corporation, I have recieved a verbal offer which was rescinded. However, when I inquired as to the reason for this the HR manager said she would make a call and subsuquently the offer was reinstated and put in writing as the same offer that was given verbally.

2013 59

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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That said, there’s an argument that it’s always good to send a thank-you note regardless, because (a) your assessment of how you did might not be correct — people have gotten job offers after thinking they interviewed terribly, and (b) they might have another role that you’d be stronger for. Rural jobs are rejecting me because of my bigger city salary history. I was in an extremely specialized line of work that I excelled at, and I was compensated as such.

company wants my past performance evaluations and tax forms, and 4 other “is it legal” questions

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One such criterion is the candidate’s history of career advancement and accomplishment over the course of their career as demonstrated by increasing responsibility and meaningful compensation rewards. Detailed compensation history including both base and variable/incentive compensation, which is to be disclosed in the employment application and should be supported by the most recent full year’s W-2 statement.”

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wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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It’s typical for employers to either agree not to contact your current employee for a reference, or to do so only when they’re ready to make an offer. Factoring overtime pay into salary history. I’m a little unsure how to answer the question about salary at my most recent job and hoped to get your advice on this subject. This position had a base salary, but it was a non-exempt position so I also received overtime.

2012 51

answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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I’m thinking soon after I could be polite and offer some level of help but where do I draw the line and say “hey guys, I&# m not getting paid for this. So, whenever she needs help with a tough situation (and she has), I’m happy to offer.

2011 76

short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

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Should I offer to work for free so a company can try me out? I offered to come in and have the arrangement be a trial unpaid internship to familiarize myself with the operations of this organization and see if they like me. How wide should a salary range be?

2011 75

forgetting your salary, dressing up for second and third interviews, and more

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I’m fairly compensated for what I do and I love almost all aspects of my job. That means if selected, you do the work of that department for typically 6 months, but your official salary and position stay the same. As for whether you should apply for the position you want, I’d say to go for it if you’re comfortable with what they’re offering: a role that’s maybe temporary, and maybe more long-term, with no change in pay for at least a year.

2013 58

Valentine's Day round-up

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how can I convince my husband I can’t accept a job offer on his behalf? how can I convince my husband I can’t accept a job offer on his behalf? in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

2011 70

talking about your period in a male-dominated office, telling candidates we don’t give raises, and more

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I’m hiring a new junior staff person, who will likely be a young woman given our field, and I want to be up-front about growth potential and the importance of salary history and generally supporting equitable pay and fair compensation for all employees. It’s a terrible policy , and it’s going to turn off good candidates, who will have other options (like accepting a job that doesn’t freeze their salary at the level they come in at).

2019 24

does an employer asking you to name your salary requirements first mean they’re jerks?

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The company then asked me to send my salary requirements or current salary before the interview. Hiring managers are becoming strangely insistent at asking before the interview even happens for my salary requirements. I absolutely will refuse to give salary history, but I may cite what I made at my previous job, but only if I absolutely have to or forfeit the possibility of the position. I’d also distinguish between salary history and salary expectations.

2017 21

I was promised time off for my wedding that’s now being revoked, salary requirements in a cover letter, and more

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The solution here should be for your manager to handle this with HR — telling them that she okayed the time off as a condition of your offer and that it needs to be honored. I have explained to my mother that if I am offered a full-time job, I couldn’t start it until after my finals in May. Employer is asking for salary requirements to be included on my resume. Salary requirements, part 2. Please submit resume and salary requirements to recruiter@__.com.”

2014 58

oh my

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager oh my March 30, 2011 Update to the resume feedback offer : The response was higher than I’d thought it would be, so I may cut this off earlier than the original one week I’d planned on. obligated to accept internal offer?

2011 56

terse answer Thursday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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If you’d really be happy to chat, that would be a really kind thing to offer. Most candidates would love to get feedback and personalized help from an employer, so if you’re willing to take the time to do that, definitely offer it! If it makes you uncomfortable, though, you’re certainly not under any obligation to accept an offer with them, or even interview. Do you think it is too late to bring up the issue of compensation with our HR department?

2013 55

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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Salary history when you worked in a foreign country. I was hoping you might be able to help me with the question of how to address my compensation history in my cover letter when requested by the job posting. That said, I am quite flexible on what compensation I would accept. So I really don’t want to discuss salaries at this point — it’s a complicated situation. If both of us apply and get offers at the competitor, how do we handle it?

2011 53

could this rejection email be a mistake, typos on an employer’s website, and more

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I have read much of your archives section and I understand that one does not have a job until an offer is in hand, but it seems strange to me that an interviewer would encourage me to continue to follow up, only to have HR send me a rejection 2 business days later. For various reasons including being requested to engage in fraud by my supervisor, un-stimulating work, and low pay, I was not interested in extending my contract, nor had I received an offer to extend it by my employer.

2013 54

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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I will be interviewing with a managing director and an officer and I was wondering if you thought it was a good or bad idea to offer my condolences. Can I list my fellowship value as part of my compensation history? in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

2011 79

do what you say you're going to do

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? update: boss expects slippers offered to her new employee feels awkward and left out when should internships come off your resume? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

2011 88

I will review your resume this week

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March 29, 2011 Update: Due to the overwhelming response to this, this offer expired at midnight (EST) on Thursday, March 31. Limited time: I don’t want to be a full-time resume reviewer, so this is a one-week-only offer, not something I’ll be offering regularly.

2011 79

something cool and free for you

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If [.] "> { 22 comments… read them below or add one } Anonymous February 15, 2011 at 9:03 pm Going through the form, what an ‘incredible’ offering!! in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter?

2011 73

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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There’s this small part of me hanging on, thinking, “They’re just posting the job to cover their bases, and I haven’t heard from them because they’re putting an offer together. It’s never a lock, not until you have an official offer in hand.

2011 74

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? update: boss expects slippers offered to her new employee feels awkward and left out when should internships come off your resume? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

2011 73

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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I take about fifteen accounts a day, and examine the history over a 2-3 year period. in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? update: boss expects slippers offered to her new employee feels awkward and left out when should internships come off your resume?

2011 72

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? update: boss expects slippers offered to her new employee feels awkward and left out when should internships come off your resume? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

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