Posting Salary is Table Stakes

Today Marco Arment wrote about how frustrating it can be when employers don’t post salaries.

If you see a job listing that doesn’t specify a salary range, assume it’s so low that they’re embarrassed to include it, they don’t respect you enough to tell you, or their heads are so far up their asses that they think you should just be dying to work there at any salary, none of which bode well for employment there.

I had assumed this phenomena was localized to Winnipeg, with our terrible developer job market. It’s reassuring to read him venting about this.

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