It’s commonplace to find 'competitive salary' listed on graduate job descriptions; but to what extent is this approach hurting a company’s chances of finding the right person for the right role?
Defining the term is one of the first challenges facing graduates on their chosen career path. Many would assume it means the prospective salary will be equal to, or more than, the industry standard for similar jobs near the same location. Jobseekers can then form their own estimate by researching similar positions – although pinpointing an exact figure still remains difficult.
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