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Some business “logic”

It’s no secret (I’ve always been on the “job hunt”) but, this interview took the cake. I show up on time (5min. early) and wait to be seen (an additional 15 min). My interviewer (the owner/president) says “I thought we had it scheduled for tomorrow”. (Clearly, this was NOT the test of ambiguity I was hoping for from a prospective employer.) Indeed, I referred to my notes and I was there on the correct day and time. My interviewer was “gracious” and spent sometime with me. During this time I learned that this “multifacted” job was an “entry-level” job. (I admitted, I must have over looked that detail.)

I described my accomplishments to date and he inquired as to my salary requirement. Being a somewhat trained interviewee I gave him my range. He stated “There was no salary set but, that was out of the range.” Fine, best of luck to you.

Now, here’s the most interesting post interview thought…If you run (or aspire to run) a business would you trust two company functions (Marketing & Website developement) to an entry level candidate? If you want entry level “results” I guess so.

Personally, I hire the candidate who could get the job done based on the salary research I did in advance.

Next interview…please!


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Rob Ainbinder

Rob is an SEO and Marketing strategist, creator, writer, entrepreneur, blogger, Dad and husband. He is also the author of “Mastering Google Keep”. In his spare time, Rob enjoys completing home improvement projects, crafting barbeque and cheering on the New England Patriots. Rob lives with his family (Wife, our teenage daughter, and dog Lilly) in Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem area of North Carolina.

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