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Why do I need to include my recent salary?

The Recent Salary on the Job Preferences page allows us to send you only the most relevant matches and allows you to see positions within a targeted range around your Recent Salary and Desired Salary when searching on the site.

Your most recent salary is not shared with Recruiters.  

You can set the range you prefer to be shown on your Job Preferences page:

Job Preferences 

Scroll down to the section titled "What you're looking for" and click "Edit" :

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Once you click "Edit" you will be able to select an appropriate Minimum and Maximum salary range in the Recent and Desired Compensation fields, respectfully, 

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Once you are satisfied with your selection, you can click "Save". Your Recommended jobs, Job Searches, and Emails will be catered to you based on these selections. 

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You can also check out our Learning Ladders series to learn more about tailoring your Job matches to you and the importance of these settings: 

Learning Ladders: How do I make sure I get job matches I want?

Learning Ladders: How does “Recommended Jobs” work?

If you need any further assistance, you can contact our customer service team by emailing help@theladders.com. For live support, you can contact us Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM, EST either by clicking the LiveChat link on the top of your Account page, or by calling 1-866-800-4640. 

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