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bg1: Talking about salary/wage in a interview

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6y, 2w agoPosted 6 years, 2 weeks ago
going for a Jay I tomorrow (job interview), under wage it has "dependable on experience".

If we talk about the money, how do I respond if they ask either of the following questions

A) What type of wage/salary are you looking for

B) we offer a salary of £14k/£7ph do you have a problem with this?
black gerbil1 Avatar
6y, 2w agoPosted 6 years, 2 weeks ago
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1 Like #1
It really depends on how important the money is right now, and also what prospects there are to earn more long term.
I started where I am now as a trainee on £12k, 7 years later I have my own office..
#2
A) Im looking for which will keep me stable 100,00-200,00 (or some number :p )
#3
£7.00 per hour?
livin' the dream lol 8)
#4
mattdawes699
It really depends on how important the money is right now, and also what prospects there are to earn more long term.
I started where I am now as a trainee on £12k, 7 years later I have my own office..

I can buy my own office fwiw, I mean to say they say were giving you 14k a year, is that a problem, If I wanted say 15k, how would I go about it?
DAMNOME
£7.00 per hour?
livin' the dream lol 8)

i should say the numbers in the OP have been fornicated, if I did put the real numbers in, this thread would just go way off topic.

Edited By: black gerbil1 on Nov 21, 2010 12:12
#5
A) depends on the job and how much you want the job - not sure it's a good time to be haggling tbh. You can always tell them what u earn now and explain you'd ideally want the same/higher.
and
B) opt for the £14k ph.
lol
#6
How much is the going rate for a paper round these days?
#7
Be honest if asked but try to not get into a discussion about money in the first interview if you can help it.

Interviewers shouldnt ask, but if they did would normally ask open rather than closed questions so shouldnt ask the B question.

So you'd replay, I would be aiming for a salary in the range of...
#8
It depends on the importance of the job to you really... If 14k isn't enough for what you want then the problem is that it will be enough for someone else...
To me the most important part is getting in and impressing, then after 3 months you ask for a salary review.
#9
you should see how similar jobs is paid then discuss if need to
#10
milesy29

So you'd replay, I would be aiming for a salary in the range of...

yeah i like it, now they say "what do you feel you need that salary" how do I answer. My usual response is "a brother gotta eat, right?" I guess thats not good enuf reason tho
MR1123
you should see how similar jobs is paid then discuss if need to

g00t point
1 Like #11
I am pretty sure McDonalds don't negotiate on salary
banned 1 Like #12
mcdonalds probably don't care what experience you have, only question you'll probably get asked is:

do you know the difference between a cheese burger and chicken burger
1 Like #13
Good luck with the interview :)
1 Like #14
You'd get paid more if you offer "extras" (_;)
#15
black gerbil1

My usual response is "a brother gotta eat, right?" I guess thats not good enuf reason tho


Yeah that might work but then you'd need to break out into 99 Problems and that all depends on whether or not your taking your boombox in with you.

You might want to fluff your answers a bit. Maybe mention similar market salaries in the same city. Show them you've researched the job market a bit.
1 Like #16
Tell them you have an Aston Martin to run on their measly 14k ..(_;)
1 Like #17
pinkleponkle
I am pretty sure McDonalds don't negotiate on salary

speaking from past experience I take it.


oh BURNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN'ddddddddddd
banned 1 Like #18
Just say "one day (soon) I'm going to be your boss. You scratch my back.... know what I'm saying?"
#19
bykergrove
Just say "one day (soon) I'm going to be your boss. You scratch my back.... know what I'm saying?"
+1
banned 1 Like #20
Surely your agent will be handling the negotations wont they?
banned 1 Like #21
black gerbil1
pinkleponkle
I am pretty sure McDonalds don't negotiate on salary

speaking from past experience I take it.


oh BURNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN'ddddddddddd

thats such an obvious reply, no one will find it even remotely amusing

the only person saying "a brother gotta eat, right?" will be the black dude who you hand a big mac to while you're livin the dream at mcdonalds
#22
Just say "i easily make £140k a year, but i'm willing to work for you if you offer 15k instead of 14k AND a brother gotta eat right? "


If ^^^ doesn't work, nothing will. :D



Edited By: Marina on Nov 21, 2010 13:18: forgot all about 15k first!
#23
black gerbil1
mattdawes699
It really depends on how important the money is right now, and also what prospects there are to earn more long term.
I started where I am now as a trainee on £12k, 7 years later I have my own office..

I can buy my own office fwiw, I mean to say they say were giving you 14k a year, is that a problem, If I wanted say 15k, how would I go about it?
DAMNOME
£7.00 per hour?
livin' the dream lol 8)

i should say the numbers in the OP have been fornicated, if I did put the real numbers in, this thread would just go way off topic.


You strange, strange boy. X)
#24
Lol I think you mean fabricated not fornicated. At least I hope you do :)
#25
Little Munchkin
Lol I think you mean fabricated not fornicated. At least I hope you do :)



Should go down well at an interview.(_;):D
2 Likes #26
Inactive
Should go down well at an interview.(_;):D


That should get you the job
#27
what does this mean

raising purchase orders
#28
black gerbil1
what does this mean

raising purchase orders


buying/procuring goods & services most likely using a system like SAP.

Its kinda like buying something online lol. But you raise the PO your items are delivered or your services are received, and then you goods receipt your purchase order which then triggers to the accounts team who can then release payment for the items. At least thats how I use it in my job




Edited By: numptyj on Nov 22, 2010 00:24
#29
If i was going for a job in another workplace - i would want a salary a little more than i was on at the time to entice me away from my current position. You gotta take in a few factors though -

where is new job?
is it further away or closer than your current job ( petrol costs outweighing the wage rise/fall )
do you really want to change jobs...

if it was a promotion in your current workplace are there others in that position? find out what they are on and ask for more - stating reasons ( experience )

I am at the minute applying for a new position in my workplace and awaiting my interview date - i know the current salary is around 3k more than what i am on right now - no harm in asking for a little more... !
#30
whast is a sap system.
1 Like #31
black gerbil1
whast is a sap system.

What is google?

P.S Your lucky McDonalds doesn't require good spelling or grammer.
#32
kelly1987
black gerbil1
whast is a sap system.


What is google?

P.S Your lucky McDonalds doesn't require good spelling or grammer.


or your workplace either?
#33
Clearly we are wasting a fortune on education in this country.

Save billions, close all schools.

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