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Wow, Customers Are Really Not Happy TheLadders Said ‘Bye Bye’ to Jobs Over $100 K.

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CEO Reed Hastings’s letter to Netflix customers may have dominated yesterday’s executive epistolary news cycle, but TheLadders.com CEO and founder Marc Cenedella also snuck in some pretty big news for the jobs site. In a post on his blog, Mr. Cenedella wrote:

“We’re expanding, and today we say ‘bye bye’ to helping only those over $100,000 and ‘hello’ to helping all career-minded professionals. TheLadders now takes all salary levels and shows the right jobs to the right person.”

Based on a sampling of the post’s 127 comments, folks were not pleased about a move that forgoes the company’s targeted focus for something, they worry, will end up more like Monster.com, but still require a monthly fee. Read More