The Salary Question !

The Salary Question ! Negotiate Better your Salary !   This is one of the most asked question by pretty much anyone involved in the Recruiting process - whichever side you are on.  And does lead to sometimes rather bad consequences- ultimately for the candidate. Different people have widely varying takes on this. Some say don't talk about it, leave it for " later ", employer should not be asking about it anyways, name a "higher" figure since invariably there  will be negotiations later, be armed with salary information of that company before hand .......etc., Here is our take  as…
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Social Networking and your (Next ) Job !

So which one you want to keep ..the present one or the " Next" one ? :-)) And here is the ad. which started this all : Desired Skills: Knowledge and use of social media/social networks considered an asset Ability to work independently and as a part of a team Experience with Radian6, video, photography considered an asset Klout Score of 35 or higher They sure got what / who they were looking for ! Time to join the Klout wagon ?  
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Experiences !

A Bird In Hand….negotiate your Salary well….

Time : Circa January 2012 The Salary Question!   Assignment :  Quite an interesting one, for a CRM Administrator ( Our Job Reference JXGPR/09 .. still floating on the Net somewhere ! ) Found Mr. N after quite an extensive search due various constraints of the Client ( location, budget ... ) . Mr. N was  unemployed at the time and keenly looking for a good opportunity ( was he lucky ? ) . Phone interview followed up with a personal interview for which he was called at Company Headquarters and lodged in Company Guesthouse. Not a v. good fit.…
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