Expert Q&A | How to approach that tricky issue of salary negotiation

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Think about your experience and the value you can add to a business before talking numbers, experts say.
Think about your experience and the value you can add to a business before talking numbers, experts say.
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Your salary is an extremely important part of the job, but our advisors say it’s best not to bring it up at the first interview, as you don’t want to appear to only be interested in money.

“An employer wants to believe you’re keen on them as a company,” says Tamara Wolpert of Viv Gordon Placements in Cape Town.

So, salaries are usually discussed at a second interview.

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