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The Subversive Job Search: How to Overcome a Lousy Job, Sluggish Economy, and Useless Degree to Create a Six-Figure Career by Alan Corey

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5How Jill Can Out-Earn Jack

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.

—Niels Bohr

While researching salaries in my free time after work, it was hard for me to find exact comparables to my title of Application Manager. It was obviously a custom title to cover various job responsibilities and not universally used by other companies. Joanna showed me a few job listings for software-related project manager roles that were offering $90,000 and beyond. Surprisingly, the listings requested the exact responsibilities and experience we were doing as part of our current jobs. I also found additional job listings with similar $90,000 pay days for the other roles our job entailed: quality assurance, client sales, ...

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