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3 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Negotiating Pay

When the conversation turns to compensation, many job applicants get nervous or uncomfortable and are reluctant to talk about the kind of salary and benefits they expect for a position. These mistakes can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of your career. Here are the three most common ones -- and tips on how to avoid them.

How to tell STAR Stories

Interviewers increasingly ask "behavioral" interview questions, which require the candidate to give an example of how he/she handled a situation in the past and what resulted from it. Here's an excellent presentation on how to prepare for those questions.