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is it ok to say "I look forward to meeting you" or something similar to the HR person?
because it puts your name at the top in their inbox usually after all the interviews are done.
You'll probably want to be a little more aloof then. Maybe say something about burger places and house prices too?
and i panicked and said something far too low :(
[my sister was once asked in an interview with a 'major' law firm to justify her being paid for her training contract at all. she told them it was a ridiculous question].
I wouldn't worry though. Once you've been offered a job, that's the moment to negotiate on salary regardless of anything that's been said before.
is to say something like "I feel I would like to know more about the role before talking about the salary". It works.
"I thought I'd need £x, but actually I now realise I need £x *plus a million pounds* to make it work. Sorry."
Insincerity shines through in my experience
in the Chiller font, you're probably okies
Its a good way of making sure for both parties that you haven't under/overestimated the job role. I wouldn't worry too much about what you've asked for - if they offer you the role at that price you can always go back to them and say that after consideration and research you are aware the the industry standard is £x and you would like to meet that standard. I've actually been offered a job before at a higher salary than what I asked for - its much easier for them to get it right at this stage than risk you leaving later on because they can't offer you a payrise.
Usually with an exclamation mark for added mania.
They're all sociopaths and vultures.