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More Than 1 in 4 UK Employees Fear Losing Their Job; Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2014)

Twenty nine percent of UK employees are concerned about being made redundant, an increase of eight percentage points, while 36% are concerned about their colleagues being affected by redundancies, up one percentage point, respectively, since Q1. These are the findings of the Glassdoor UK ...

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Vice President Joe Biden Touts Glassdoor at National Governors Association

Vice President Joe Biden spread the word about Glassdoor at the National Governors Association summer meeting, discussing how technology can bridge the gap to help Americans find the right jobs and get back to work. Biden explained how job seekers can easily use Glassdoor for job listin...

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8 Ways to Advance Your Career in a New City

Whether you crave the palm trees of Silicon Valley's San Jose, or the earthy richness of the Midwest's Oklahoma City, you can take the steps to transition your career, and your life to a new city. Recently, Glassdoor published an Employment Satisfaction Report Card by City, and the list is...

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5 Things Not To Say During An Interview

Everyone knows how to act on a job interview right? Think again. Even seasoned professionals make mistakes during in-person interviews.  Coming to an interview late or ill prepared are two obvious show stoppers, but even seemingly innocent comments can hurt your chances of landing the job...

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3 Questions to Ask After an Interview

The big interview you’ve spent weeks preparing for is finally over. What do you do now? Persistence is key to any job search, which is why job seekers are encouraged to follow up with hiring managers after an interview. There are a variety of ways to follow up with hiring managers....

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Glassdoor Goes to Washington, D.C.

Members of Glassdoor’s executive and data teams recently hit the nation’s capital for a series of meetings, including one key meeting hosted by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Office of the Vice President. The Glassdoor team also met with Vice Presid...

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9 Tips to Negotiate Your Starting Salary

How would you like to get a raise before you have the job offer? It is possible, and candidates are doing it right now. Employers are not averse to increasing pay packages to secure the right candidate. If you have the kind of specialist skill or unique experience that employers are des...

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8 Ways to Manage Your Manager

Early in my career, I was under two significant misconceptions. I thought that just because someone was my “manager,” that they, knew everything and had to be right about everything. By the time I was working for about five years, I realized that I was dead wrong about both. The truth ...

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7 in 10 Employees Value Skills Training More than Degrees; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2014)

While 82% of college grads believe having a degree has helped them in their career, the value of an education remains an ongoing national debate. In fact, although most employees believe a degree is important, a majority of employees (72%) believe specialized training to acquire specific s...

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Call for Nominations: Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work Awards

Do you love where you work? At the end of 2014, Glassdoor will reveal its seventh annual Employees’ Choice Award Winners, honoring the Best Places to Work. Each year, winners are determined entirely by the people who know these companies best – their employees. If you think your ...