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12 Must-Avoid Job Interview Mistakes

12 Must-Avoid Job Interview Mistakes

Julie Gordon | BusinessWeek

8. Bungling the Salary Negotiation Process

Most experts agree that the all-important salary discussion should be brought up by someone from the hiring organization. Throughout the interview process, a candidate should focus on what he can bring to an organization, not what he can get out of it. A candidate should also have a realistic view of his worth to a company, enhanced by applicable work experience and other important skills, says Michael Kalinsky, president of management consulting company Empyrean Management Group.

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