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High Impact CVs: 52 brilliant ideas for making your résumé sensational by John Middleton

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35Time to shed some pounds?

Avoid giving details of your salary in your CV. If you’re specifically asked to do so, however, here are some tips on how to go about it.

In a perfect job-hunting world, your current salary will nuzzle a perfect thousand or two below the starting salary outlined in the advertisement for your next potential post.

But how do you play things if you either earn a lot more or a lot less than the stated salary range in an advertisement you’re keen to respond to and you’re asked to give details of your current salary?

This situation can easily arise. Perhaps you earn a fortune in your current job and don’t want to price yourself out of the market. Or maybe you have a bit of a pension coming in and therefore don’t need ...

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