man(Who is  Leonard? Leonard – Non-Profit Leader with 25 years experience seeking Executive Director role)

Terry: What’s your salary requirement?

Leonard: Salary has never been the most important issue for me.  It’s more the full package, so do I agree with the mission of the organization, am I excited about the opportunity and what is the benefit package around the salary.  But, in addition to that, my salary is in a range.  Anywhere from, I would say $XXX to $XXX  I would be happy with.

Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .

Q9. What is your salary requirement? – LENNY QUICK RATING – F

Don’t give them number unless repeatedly pushed, would have been A if you had stopped after “benefit package around salary.”

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