Are Salary Surveys Actually Useful? [PODCAST]

The numbers are there, but do they really mean anything? After I recently published Over 100 Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2014, Mark Anthony Dyson, creator of blog TheVoiceofJobseekers.com, reached out to interview me for Episode 34 of his ongoing podcast series. The podcast is split into two parts. In Part 1, spanning the first 23 minutes of the podcast, Mark and I discussed: * Why I spent so much effort to create the compilation * The differences between salary surveys, guides and calculators * Important: a typical mistake job seekers make with salary resources And more...

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Over 100 Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2014

Know the market rate for a job before recruiters ask what the rate is for you. Salary surveys help you: * Understand your current market value, locally or abroad * Learn about options for relocation, where your market value is that much higher * Learn about other career options where you could earn enough, or even more And that's why I compile these lists for you. How to use this list As much as possible, I try to only list sites that are credible and have compiled their own numbers from their own sources. For best results, compare multiple surveys to reinforce your impressions, especially since you might end up making decisions with these numbers in mind.

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100+ Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2012

A handy reference for your pre-job interview research. Why you can trust this list * I was very careful to only choose sites that are credible so you can believe their numbers * I was also careful to choose sites that have their own numbers, and aren't simply using reports from global sites like Payscale.com * Different sites have different sources, so compare results across sites for the best ideas

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