o decide if they can afford to take the job.
There is some truth to the addage that the first one to state a $ figure loses--I just don't think it is appropriate to discuss that before any discussions happen re: fit and suitability. I WILL pay for talent--and fight for an increase in our salary range for a top performer. But I won't know that until i meet with someone.
You don't buy a car by price, right? No, it is features, performance and then if it fits your needs. Who wants to buy a SmartCar for a family of 5? May be the most cost effective but if you ahve to make 10 trips to take your familiy out to dinner--it doesn't fit your needs.
another reason salaries are not posted is that can be used by competitors to one-up us.…