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    Discuss when it is appropriate to discuss salary requirements in your pursuit of other job opportunities.

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    Discuss when it is appropriate to discuss salary requirements in your pursuit of other job opportunities. How do you bring this up in conversation, and with whom do you address the issue? Is the view different depending on whether you are staying with the same employer or seeking employment elsewhere? How do you know what the appropriate salary should be?what is the job worth?

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    ? Discuss when it is appropriate to discuss salary requirements in your pursuit of other job opportunities.

    This site offers a great article on Salary negotiations; on how and when do to it: http://www.biojobblog.com/2007/09/articles/job-surfing/what-you-need-to-know-about-salary-negotiations/

    What stood out to me from this article?:
    1. "So, when is it appropriate to discuss salary requirements during the job search process? From an employer perspective, salary requirements can be raised at any point during the job application, interview or hiring processes. It is not uncommon for employers to ask job candidates to list salary requirements in a cover level or on a job application. "

    2. "From a job seeker perspective, you should always try to defer (or deflect) any salary discussions for as long as possible, ideally until a job offer is proffered."

    3. The author of this article also offers the following advice in Salary Negotiations:
    Salary Negotiation Tips

    1. Be prepared to discuss salary at any ...

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    Here is just a sample of what you'll find in this solution:

    "When asked about salary requirements, deflect the question by saying:
    "I am looking for a salary commensurate with my years of experience and qualifications for the job"
    Or "

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