Tackling those tricky interview questions. This week: ’What is your
current salary and how much commission do you earn?’
It is tempting to take your current wad and hike it 30 per cent. After
all, the meek do not inherit whopping salaries. But it is a small world
and while you might get away with it, you don’t want to get caught
pretending you’re Branson when you’re more Tiny Tim Cratchit. Most
bosses have a fair idea of how much rivals pay - so keep it real.