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Old 07-07-2012, 01:51 PM
 
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I am filling out an application for IHOP and I am teenager with no related experience, I only have experience with child care. Under wage desired what do I put? Do I put minimum wage, 8$, negotiable. Thanks for any help!
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:12 PM
 
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Put $550 an hour. Doesn't mean you're gonna get it though.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:15 PM
 
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Can I have serious answers please.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Bay Area
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yes, i would put minimum wage.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:32 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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yes, i would put minimum wage.
This.

Or if you know someone who works there, ask them what the general wage is there and put that. I'm assuming that you will be a waitress and I don't think they get minimum wage, because you will get tips.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Out West
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Or if you know someone who works there, ask them what the general wage is there and put that. I'm assuming that you will be a waitress and I don't think they get minimum wage, because you will get tips.
It depends on the state.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:59 PM
 
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Usually these companies know what they are going to pay. I would suggest you leave it blank.
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Old 07-07-2012, 03:05 PM
 
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I usually leave this field blank. If it's an online app and they force a value, I sometimes put a period in the space.

If you put minimum wage, that is what you will get even if other new workers get $1.25 more per hr.

try to research what their starting pay is. try glassdoor dot com. they split by company and location
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Old 07-07-2012, 03:15 PM
 
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I am filling out an application for IHOP and I am teenager with no related experience, I only have experience with child care. Under wage desired what do I put? Do I put minimum wage, 8$, negotiable. Thanks for any help!
"Average starting wage" or "Open to negotiate."

I would never just leave that question blank. employers use that as a way to weed out candidates. They'll figure if you leave it blank, you couldn't follow their direction and answer their question and they'll think you won't take the job seriously since you couldn't fill out the applicant in its entirety.
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Old 07-07-2012, 03:17 PM
 
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I would put 'flexible'
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