an is born with logic and reason. He is the only species that can dictate what his future may bring. As a human, you also have the power to alter and manipulate your destiny, especially the outcome of your job hunt. From the start, you keep the key to whether you acquire the job or not. All it takes is quality preparation. Savvy jobseekers take as much time as possible to prepare for the job interview. Part of their preparation is to bring forth good responses to the most common interview questions.

Most job seekers recognize that a good job interview answer comes from immense preparation and practice. It only means that you can also be a savvy jobseeker. Prior to making your own job interview answer, you must realize that every interview question has a secret agenda or meaning. Hacking into it will help you tailor your interview answers effectively. In other words, you can give responses that the hiring manager wants to hear. As a result, you will be the perfect person for the job position. This is as simple as that.

For example, if you were asked this question: what is your wage expectation for this position. Frankly, saying that it is way above minimum wage may not make you the perfect candidate for the job, even though you are highly skilled and have lots of experience. Typically, this kind of question comes up if the company does not have enough to pay an employee a lot or has limited budget. Indirectly, the hiring manager is trying to say is can we afford you?

Regrettably,most interviewers are not very frank when asking questions. They play around with your mind and try to hack it up and examine who you really are as much as possible. Behind every word and question an interviewer hurls at you there are secret meanings. So be constantly careful and don’t sound too arrogant and boastful.

To reply this popular interview question, there is one thing you need to keep in mind do not expect too high salary especially if you are new in the job search and you have too little experience. The point is you do not need disappointment right now especially if you are really interested in the job. Quite frankly, low salary grade will always disappoint a person and hinder everyone from pursuing a dream.

Probably, one of the good answers to this question is stated almost this way: On my opinion, the salary is based on the job and the responsibilities involved. Currently, I still lack information about what my responsibilities should be. It will be nice if you can provide me an estimate of the salary range budgeted for this job.

The way you carry and present yourself also affects the result of the interview. Bear in mind that what you wear can significantly disrupt or boost up your confidence level. Constantly go for something comfortable that also makes you feel attractive. Otherwise, you cannot create a good first impression and you cannot focus during the interview proper as your insecurity is at its peak.

Author's Bio: 

Landon Long is the founder of You can download his FREE "Resume Rebel" Video Course to learn how to write a resume and stand out in a slow economy.