A reader writes:
I work in HR for a small company and typically am involved with the phone screen and in-person interview portion of the hiring process. During these phases, we are not provided any information with regard to salary. Our CEO generally provides that information to me upon hiring and handles determining pay rates on his own.
Recently, I had a candidate inquire about pay range, to which I responded (this was all via email):
“I can certainly understand you wanting that information at this point in the process.