Rejection is hard. Here are some ways to deal with it, and a task or two to avoid.
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It’s in your best interest to tell a recruiter what you make now and what you wish to make going forward. Understanding the reasons helps you do a better job negotiating for yourself.
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It’s nice that you’d like a month to decide whether to take that job, but in the real world, you need to make a decision.
Starting a job after the battle royale of compensation negotiations is never fun. End on a high note by being cooperative.
Your initial contact with a recruiter or hiring manager sets the impression that you get the job and the level of experience necessary for it. Make sure all your communications reflect that.
Jimmy Recruiter just called you and told you about a job, and after you swallowed your annoyance and gotten through the obligatory BS, you’ve realized you might actually want the gig. If Jimmy’s with an agency (i.e. not an in-house recruiter), here are the four questions you should ask right away.
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Your first question reflects your level and highly predicts your likelihood of going forward for this position. In that first question, I’m learning about what’s important to you, what level you’re at, (often) if you were listening, and (sometimes) how insightful you are. This is all in your first 20 words.
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