If you find the ad says ‘attractive and competitive remuneration package’ it’s generally hiding the fact that your new employer will try to get away with paying you ‘as little as possible – depending on your last salary’.
Beware also of the notice that says ‘opportunity in the Serious Fraud Office’ for this conceals the fact that the big firms have run out of people to send on secondment and the work will be ‘nitpicking and mindnumbing’ anyway. Caution is also required when the words ‘financial director designate’ are used because it invariably means ‘jam tomorrow’ and appointees could be told the FD’s job is being combined with company secretary’s. TS says take care when looking for new posts.
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