How to answer the Dreaded Salary Question

Whether it’s a required field on an online application, a requirement on your application, cover letter or face to face in an interview room, the question ‘what are your salary expectations’ works up a sweat! If you bid too low, you may lose thousands but again if you bid too high, you may be eliminating yourself from your dream job. So, what is the best answer?

Employers ask this question to confirm wether you will be within their salary range. It is also good for you too, who would want to go through the whole time consuming interview process just to find out even your current salary is out of a company’s salary range? Not me! Continue reading