Salary Negotiations: When Companies Can’t Ask Your Salary History

Salary Transparency – Pros and Cons

Many states have laws prohibiting companies from asking potential employees about their salary history in job interviews. While this is generally viewed as a positive win for candidates, there are also some things you should avoid.

Just because companies can’t ask your salary history, doesn’t mean they don’t have a good idea of the fair market value for your talent and skills.

Prior to entering discussions, you should know your marketplace value as well, so that you don’t miss out on a good employment opportunity.

What Are the Potential Pitfalls When Companies Can’t Ask Your Current Salary ?

Are there things you should avoid doing? How should you approach salary negotiations and requirements?

In this short video, Bob Van Rossum, President of MarketPro, takes us through the pros and cons of salary transparency.