“What do you currently make?” – a question we’ve all heard at least once in our lifetime.
“Why does it matter?” – a response we’ve all thought more than once in our lifetime.
Salary talk is cringe-worthy—there’s no doubt about that. It’s awkward on both the recruiter’s and the candidate’s end.
Unfortunately, a salary discussion has to be had to find the best candidate for the job. Plain and simple.
The good news is, it doesn’t have to start out with “what do you currently make?” or “how much were you making in your previous position?”
Because honestly, that actually doesn’t