Sounds like a simple question? Think again! It is actually trickier than most would think.

To have an effective response, it’s helpful to first consider the interviewer’s objectives when asking this question, she says. “They typically want to determine how marketable you currently are; how they stack up against the competition; and how far along you are in other negotiations.”

You don’t owe this information to a hiring manager, but how you handle it will demonstrate your level of diplomacy and your ability to navigate sensitive questions. “And these people skills are valued today more than ever,” Taylor adds.

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