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How to reply to prospective employer's email asking about my current salary?

A potential employer that I contacted months ago emailed me and asked about my current "package" (I'm assuming he means salary) in order to consider me in case there's a job opportunity. I'm thinking maybe they're in the process of designing a job, otherwise why would he mail me now? I get paid peanuts with my current job and I'm not sure how to respond to him. HELP PLEASE!

Asked By: Cupcake - 12/24/2011
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As a Career Trainer I have not heard of a prospective employer requesting your current package typically they come right out and ask for your salary. The rule of thumb is do not increase your salary by more than $3,000 per year due to the fact when a prospective employer calls HR they ask for i.e. length of employment... More
Answered By: Freefromdrama - 12/24/2011
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