Re: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1

Subject: Re: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1
From: Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Kaylin Tristano <kaylintristano -at- quadax -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 12:00:40 -0700

The stated purpose of #talkpay is described here:
https://modelviewculture.com/news/lets-talk-about-pay

Needless to say, Twitter reports are anecdotal and cannot be considered a
representative sample, but I nonetheless found the tweets interesting. What
I gleaned from them is that being a developer in Silicon Valley for
particular technologies can pay very well, even with relatively limited
experience.


On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 5:15 AM, Kaylin Tristano <kaylintristano -at- quadax -dot- com>
wrote:

> An interesting experiment - I'm assuming the purpose of the event was to
> raise awareness about wage gaps and advocate for raising the minimum wage?
>
> I don't think I'd ever be so transparent as to post my salary on Twitter,
> but I do like sites like glassdoor.com if I need to do salary research
> while job hunting. It seems way too easy to get depressed/upset when you
> see a stranger on Twitter who works in your field and makes ten grand more
> than you, without taking into account factors that 140 characters may not
> include, like location and experience level.
>
> Kaylin Tristano | Quadax Technical Communication Specialist
>
> -----Original Message-----
> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 1 May 2015 13:29:51 -0700
> From: Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>
> To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Subject: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1
> Message-ID:
> <CADQ+ZGddkaW5=
> XWaeGv0QzZOFhQc6ESqn92SoYsmchGhznW+6Q -at- mail -dot- gmail -dot- com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
>
> I haven't seen any technical writers posting to the tag (and I won't
> either), but the salaries of various tech workers and other workers are
> interesting. I understand the rationale for wanting to do this, even if
> most people are not in a position to post this type of information.
>
>
> Lois
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Adobe TCS 5: Get the Best of both worlds: modern publishing and best in
> class XML \ DITA authoring | http://adobe.ly/scpwfT
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com -dot-
>
> To unsubscribe send a blank email to
> techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>
>
> Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
> http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and
> info.
>
> Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online
> magazine at http://techwhirl.com
>
> Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public
> email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives
>
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Adobe TCS 5: Get the Best of both worlds: modern publishing and best in class XML \ DITA authoring | http://adobe.ly/scpwfT

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


Follow-Ups:

References:
RE: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1: From: Kaylin Tristano

Previous by Author: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1
Next by Author: Roommate for STC conference?
Previous by Thread: RE: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1
Next by Thread: Re: #talkpay hashtag on Twitter May 1


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads