I recently had an instance with a candidate who was reluctant to disclose their package details during an interview process, which prompted a discussion on this very sensitive area. Moving jobs is up there with the most stressful events in our life, and the process we go through to reach this decision relies heavily on a great deal of trust from both parties. There is a crucial part to be played from both the employer and candidate by means of selling themselves in an honest, transparent and meaningful fashion, including pay and reward. This remains a key aspect when considering a move, covering both the base salary as well as the wider additional benefits. There seems little point in wasting anyone’s time in the process should this crucial component not meet either party’s expectation.
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