Be careful what you ask for, especially when reporters are involved. PayScale, the go-to database for salary comparisons, syndicates articles alongside its compensation reports — the kind of filler that offers the gleam of respectability to run-of-the-mill career websites. To write those articles, PayScale is currently looking for a freelance writer "to alter 10-12 evergreen articles for syndication." Along with concocting a new introduction, conclusion and headline, writers are asked to "change stories as little as possible while making them exclusive to the syndication partner by providing just enough difference between the original and new versions." This will surely be welcome news to the "high-traffic websites" PayScale is charging a pretty penny for supposedly exclusive content.