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Refuse Salary Proof

  Why you should refuse to provide proof of your previous salary. By Sanjana Ray One of the most nerve-wracking moments in an interview with a prospective employer is the awkward pause after all the general questions are wrapped up and the cross-referencing questions begin. Some of the common ones include, “Why would you want to join this company over others like…?”, “Why did you leave your last job?” and the most dreaded, “Could you provide us with proof to your previous salary?” In all of these questions, the use of smart diplomacy in your responses is of course recommended. But amidst the flow of these ‘pretty standard’ questions, it is imperative to understand when a question goes from being general to overly personal. For instance, a prospective employer asking an interviewee to ...

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