How Not to Answer Salary Questions During Interviews

Getting peppered with salary-related questions at an interview? Don’t answer them, or at least that is the viewpoint of Molood Noori of

“You should not answer this question. I’ll give you a scenario that is likely to happen. Interviewer asks about your desired salary and you probably say: “I prefer not to answer that question at this point” or something similar.  Then they would ask you the same question a few times in a few different ways until you give in and quote a number! That’s a big mistake! You have to do everything in your power to refuse answering this question. The rule of the negotiation game is that the first quoted number has to always come from the employer. NEVER from the candidate/employee.”

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