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6 Ways To Spot A Real Leader

Leadership is a strange thing. Those that are meant to have it often don't, while the most unlikely people sometimes do. Most of us have been in situations where the real leader of a team or even a whole organisation, is not the nominal boss. Someone else is. You'll probably recognis...

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These 10 Cool Offices Will Make You Want to Go to Work

Some companies like Google and Facebook come to mind when you think of cool office spaces, but more and more companies are adding their own twists to the traditional workplace with cozy kitchens and complete gyms. These amenities help foster a unique company culture that builds close-knit ...

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Avoid These 7 Deadly Resume Mistakes

Every job seeker knows the importance of writing a quality resume. Quality resumes are error-free, illustrate your accomplishments, and are targeted to the employer. While most job seekers follow these guidelines, there are some mistakes that are easily overlooked when writing a resume....

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3 Steps To Bring Passion With You to Work

A fan questioned Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" on why he said that "follow your passion" was the worst advice he'd ever received. A snippet of Rowe's response follows: "… I would never advise anyone to 'follow their passion' until I understand who they are, what they want, and why they wa...

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2 Tips To Fix Job Burnout Before It’s Too Late

Job burnout can not only hurt your career, it can create serious medical issues if left unchecked. Yet countless employees don’t realize or ignore the signs of job burnout until it is too late. “People get this sort of ironman or woman mentality where they work really hard and refus...

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Big Drop In Redundancy Fears Among UK Employees; Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey (Q3 2014)

Nineteen percent of UK employees are worried about being made redundant, a drop of ten percentage points in the past quarter. Confidence in finding another job is also slowly on the up - 31 percent of employees and those self-employed say they would be able to find a job matched to their e...

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Glassdoor Launches in France

We are delighted to announce that we are introducing our first non-English language site – Glassdoor France (www.glassdoor.fr). Glassdoor France offers more than 100,000 French-based jobs and already 15,000 company reviews and ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions and ...

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5 Reasons Hiring Managers Don’t Call You After Interviews

Imagine you’ve just left a interview that went perfectly well. You’re confident you aced the interview and that you’ll receive a job offer in a few days. After the job interview, you follow up with a thank you note and wait patiently for a response. However, two weeks go by and ...

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Glassdoor CEO Appointed by Commerce Secretary to National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE)

We’re excited to share that earlier today Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker appointed Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman as one of 27 nationally recognized leaders to form the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). He’ll be part of a dynamic team advising the S...

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Virgin Media Employees Share What It’s Really Like To Work Here

Virgin Media, which is now owned by cable group Liberty Global, was founded in 2006 following the merger of NTL, Telewest and Virgin Mobile to create the UK’s first company to offer television, internet, mobile phone services and fixed line telephone services. Being a Virgin brand means ...