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

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In a prime example of lawmakers not understanding business, the state has outlawed employers from asking interviewees about their salary history. You didn't ask her for her salary, but you're getting her reaction to what you can pay. 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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“Want a Raise? – Here’s How to Ask”

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“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. If you want to find them, there are so many reasons to avoid requesting a raise in salary. There are many sources of salary data available on the internet for use in requesting a raise.

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Ask Deb – What Should I Say About My Salary Requirements?

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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. Regarding your previous salary history, it is best to be up front. Dear Deb, Q.

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Let’s talk about s…Salary

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Are you prepared for the salary talk? Generally the salary conversation is saved for the tail end of the interview process. or will ask for a salary history. Remember, your compensation comprises much more than just the salary amount.

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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. 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.” salary

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

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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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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. I was in an extremely specialized line of work that I excelled at, and I was compensated as such. 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. I don’t expect to be paid a New York salary here.

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How to Handle Salary on Application Forms

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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 gives you the opportunity to discuss your salary history and expectations later. Job Search applicant form salar

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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? .

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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).

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How To Handle Salary On Application Forms

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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 gives you the opportunity to discuss your salary history and expectations later.

can an employer require you to keep your salary confidential?

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For purposes of this Agreement, ‘Confidential Information’ means … any information regarding my compensation or the details of my benefits package with the Company.” An employer can prohibit employees from discussing salary outside the organization. salaryA reader writes: At my current employer, we’re being asked to sign a new legal agreement before they’ll process our bonus checks.

the salary I was offered was a bait and switch

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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. We’ve heard about candidates wanting to do this on their side — reporting a salary history that includes the value of benefits — and everyone is agreed that that’s not cool to do. salary

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. I know compensation is a touchy subject for a lot of candidates, but it concerns me that he wasn’t straightforward with expectations from the get go. The lesson: Discuss salary earlier.

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.

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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. You will be in good shape if you made the right moves from the beginning of The Odyssey Of The Salary Offer.

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

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You can always a look agin when the job market improves and there are more options and less downward pressure on compensation. You can always a look agin when the job market improves and there are more options and less downward pressure on compensation.

2010 93

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 68

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 77

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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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. When a prospective employer requests my salary history, I’m unsure if I should give my base salary or my actual take-home pay … which was a bit higher than my base.

2012 57

fired without reason, overly cutesy video interviews, and more

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There is no compensation for the training portion of this job. I have no qualms with the posting in itself, but it does ask for a salary history. Should I send my information to this unknown person, with a salary history as directed (which I’m not crazy about doing) or just wait for my contact to reach out for me? It’s short answer Saturday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1.

2013 68

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. Factoring a recent degree into a salary offer. The second applicant’s salary history is of course much lower than the first, but I’m sure he didn’t go through the trouble of getting a better degree so that he could make the same salary.

2013 66

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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Employer is asking for salary requirements to be included on my resume. The job posting is for an administrative assistant/accounts payable assistant role, and on the company’s application website, they state at the bottom of the posting (as part of the instructions for how to submit your application materials) that they will only consider resumes that include compensation requirements. Salary requirements, part 2. Also, how the heck do I state my salary requirements?

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terse answer Thursday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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Do you think it is too late to bring up the issue of compensation with our HR department? You can point out that because of the raise cycle, you weren’t eligible for a full raise when salaries were last assessed, but don’t dwell on that — the main thrust of your argument should be why your performance warrants more. I am expecting a promotion and salary increase, but I do not know the new salary or title (not a work scope change).

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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.

2011 57

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

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Changing my desired salary range after learning more about a job. They also asked for salary history. If I were to get an offer, is there anyway I could negotiate a higher salary than I stated? You can certainly say something like, “After learning more about the job’s responsibilities, I think a salary of $X is fair and in keeping with the market.” It’s wee answer Wednesday — seven short answers to seven short questions.

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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Can I list my fellowship value as part of my compensation history? Can I list the value of my graduate fellowship on my compensation history? One option is to just be straightforward about the arrangement, noting the value without claiming it as direct compensation.

2011 92

do what you say you're going to do

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I will review your resume this week

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter? weird behavior during salary negotiations when a recruiter asks for your height, weight, age, and marital status must I shave my beard to get a job?

2011 94

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yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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I feel like I have a bit more to explain to compensate for my lack of experience Reply Ask a Manager March 9, 2011 at 1:02 pm A paragraph is barely a cover letter, and I suspect the person who told you that is just someone who doesn’t care about cover letters. 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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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter? weird behavior during salary negotiations when a recruiter asks for your height, weight, age, and marital status must I shave my beard to get a job?

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my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

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In addition, how do you justify asking for /expecting better results from your people when you know that ownership will not reward better results with increased compensation? in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

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

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2011 78

things that aren't good ideas #78

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Of course, the bad cover letter shows that there is a job opportunity out there for those who want to work in social services and willing to live on a lower salary. No cover letter just a photo copied employment history for a resume. in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

2011 109

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? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter?

2011 72

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

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the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? my coworker is physically bullying me short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions get your salary off your resume unreasonable job application instructions no one will hire me as their visionary what do you want to talk to me about? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter? laid off and then asked back accepted offer without asking about salary helping a boss manage his time better.

2011 74

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter? weird behavior during salary negotiations when a recruiter asks for your height, weight, age, and marital status must I shave my beard to get a job?

2010 74

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? how do I state my desired salary range in a cover letter? weird behavior during salary negotiations when a recruiter asks for your height, weight, age, and marital status must I shave my beard to get a job?

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