Re: Asking price
* Don't lowball... it gives the impression you're not qualified. Give the same impression of confidence they might expect from someone more experienced.
* Find out what a position like yours is worth by checking salary surveys.
* Give them a range eg. 35-45,000 for an entry level programmer and tell then you're flexible.
> Lately during interviews and screenings
> for a potential interview, many
> employers have been asking me salary
> requirements. This is kind of a dilemma
> sometimes. I have no work experience,
> but I did tons of projects during
> college and as a hobby along with being
> involved in a college computer club.
> I've been telling them above $30,000
> annually, but I am lowballing it big
> time as if I'm putting down my own
> skills. On the other hand, it's a bad
> economy and there are plenty of people
> looking for work that do have work
> experience. So if I ask for too much,
> they can easily dismiss me and go with
> someone with work experience. Any