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What should I tell a prospective recruiter/employer my salary expectations are?

I have 4 years of experience in the military as an IT Administrator. There was a lot of office administrative work involved, and it translates to the HR field which I am trying to go into. My peak salary in the military was $35,000 per year. Should I go higher or lower? I live in Canada in a city with a good economy (Calgary) and am seeking an HR Assistant type job.

Asked By: Inuit7 - 1/28/2012
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This is an important question because it lets the employer know if you've done your research. Typically, how you should answer this question is... More
Answered By: Ring0Rosie - 1/28/2012
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Consider what your duties will most likely be and how much you are willing to the job for the amount of pay involved. Don't start by lowballing yourself just to get hired (like a lot of people do) then start griping about the job later... More
Answered By: McMike - 1/28/2012
 
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