The next time you walk into an interview, consider the following:
Your wedding or engagement ring? Can and may be used against you.
Those photos of kids on a hiring manager's desk? They may not actually be the manager's children—but the photo is designed to get you talking about your kids, or whether you plan to have some eventually.
And then there's the trick that can land some applicants $20,000 more when they start negotiating their salary.
In fact, LearnVest got the inside scoop from hiring managers across the country. Many spoke on the condition of anonymity because their methods were so controversial—and not what you'd find in any company manual.
Why do you need to know these secrets? Because what you don't know can hurt your chances of landing a job and commanding a higher salary. But armed with this insider knowledge—straight from the mouths of those who hire you—you can help improve both your odds and your bottom line.
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