How to talk about money in a job interview

You aren’t a beggar in a job interview.

Do you hate to be asked about money in an interview? Are you afraid it will go something like this:

“I really like your background. I think you would do well. How much less than $55,000 will you take as a base salary?”

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How much do we have to pay you? – The correct answer

It’s your first interview. Things are going well. The wall clock says you’ve been here 45 minutes. That’s good. Then the hirer sits back in his chair and asks, “How much do we have to pay you?”

This can be a disaster. If you come up with too big of a number, they won’t hire […]