You are up for a job change & have got a few interview calls . While building up your resume, you equally need to work on yourself with the interview preparation on technical & non technical skill, competency based interview questions , business & market intelligence & the one particular question which you also have to prepare on
“What is your salary expectations for the job?”
A great opportunity to sell yourself & your talent.
Well, this is a great opportunity to sell yourself & convince them of your worth to their organization , showcase your skills & talents , how you value your work , what do have in you as your personal & professional traits /strength which is of significant value for the position?
Don’t fight for the salary unless you’re sure it’s the organisation & the opportunity you want to work for?
We suggest candidates that consider career move beyond salary figure , open up informative talks on career growth, succession plan , room for new learning & advancing . Do Put forth ;
“I am more interested in finding a position that good fit for my skill & interest , would like to know about the future potential of this position , in terms of career growth & benefits the organization provides in terms of personal & professional advancements. Well, I believe that you’re offering competitive salary in market."
The reason of career move needs to be defined & underlined which marks your seriousness about career aspiration & career move.
Answering the consequential salary expectations question, the wrong way, may cost you a job offer.
Getting into a comparison with a friend's salary & answering the consequential salary expectations question the wrong way, can cost you a job offer.
The offer given to the candidate will always be based on his / her experience, his skill sets & potential he brings to the table, the value proposition he adds to the position / the requirement.
Job move decision should not oscillate only around “Percentage on SALARY HIKE”