I hate it when companies list the salary on offer as "Competitive" rather than an actual value.
Thats fine for confident dudes who walk into the interview, ask for £80k and work down from there.
But for the rest of us, particularly women and minorities ( who are less confident in their worth ), get screwed over by asking for much less than a company is willing to pay. Its just unequal pay all over again.
@s start asking for more. Confidence is a skill. You practice it every day, every interview, every interaction.
@s I knew a PM who was interviewing every couple months regardless whether he wanted to change jobs or not. He said that it kept his interview skills sharp, and made him really relaxed in interviews since got used to them. He was a father of 3, so it was important for him to sustain his job security.
A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.