If you get hit with the “what salary are you looking for?” right out the gate... as I was... you will not be given a chance to proceed with the interview.... They will tell you it’s paying a ridiculously low “entry level” manager’s salary, so they can run you off.
My answer: Negotiable...
They then asked what I made in my previous position.
My answer: The exact salary I made which was in the 60k range.
Their response: Well this position pays less than half that... (low 30’s)
My response was to confirm the position I was applying for and confirm that it was indeed a management position.
They confirmed... Less