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January 27, 2023

LinkedIn Becoming More Miserable By Telling Everyone How Underpaid They Are

Pardon me for not paying attention, but someone just sent me this article about LinkedIn Salary and, I have to say, it's a pretty good idea. Not that it's novel or anything, but it will get people to 1) Give LinkedIn more data; 2) Get people to visit a site that they hate visiting. Maybe I'm projecting a bit on #2, but does anyone out there like going on LinkedIn? People hate going on Facebook on it's filled with loved ones; I'll bet I only genuinely enjoy the company of 2-3 of the people I'm connected to on LinkedIn.

Anyway, LinkedIn Salary will definitely draw the eyeballs, even mine. I've already submitted my salary so that I can look all the info available. Interestingly enough, it's a little short on info. There isn't any data on Audit Partners yet, for example. I did however land on a load of Audit Senior Manager data, so here's a taste:

Yes, EisnerAmper people, not only are you getting the short-end of the stick in the holiday gift department, your senior managers's salaries lag behind in the small sample that LinkedIn has data on.

As far as geographic data, here's a little more to offer:

As I said, it's a little light on information but I'm sure it'll improve as time goes on. You'll know far more about how much you're undervalued before you know it! 

Why LinkedIn just dove headfirst into a taboo topic [TBJ]

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