how should I ask candidates their salary expectations?

A reader writes: I work in HR and am somewhat new to the field, with less than 3 years experience. Part of my job is managing recruitment at my company. When I receive a promising resume, I will email the candidate to arrange a phone interview. In that first email, I ask, “What are your […]

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how to determine what salary to ask for

One of the posts I link people to most often is a post I wrote for U.S. News & World Report back in 2011 about how to determine what salary to ask for. It’s not an easy question but it’s one you need an answer to, especially since so many online applications these days won’t even […]

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