Exactly what to say when recruiters ask you to name the first number… and other negotiation word-for-words

Edit: interviewing.io is now offering salary negotiation help. We’ll get you at least $15K more in cash comp or you pay nothing (that said, most people get more like $50K+). You can learn more and sign up here. There are a lot of resources out there that talk about salary negotiation but many tend to skew a bit theoretical. In my experience, one of the hardest things about negotiating your salary is knowing what to say in tough, ambiguous situations with a power balance that’s not in your favor. What’s OK? What’s rude? What are the social norms? And so on. Before I started interviewing.io, I’ve worked as a software engineer, an in-house recruiter, and …

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