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Job seekers turning to “Google-Doc activism”

Quartz: Google Docs are the latest weapon in workplace activism. “Traditional sources for job and salary data like Glassdoor and LinkedIn are failing to deliver the information most critical to job seekers..But while Glassdoor contains nearly 38 million online reviews, critiquing more than 740,000 companies, the Google doc method offers other advantages. It grants a sense of anonymity that feels more secure than any social media site, including Twitter, where even the alias of the former head of the FBI can eventually be revealed. Only Google itself could track down the identity or IP address of an unnamed user in a Google doc, and the company would presumably only do that in an exceptional circumstance…”

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