Glassdoor Blog

You Own Your Career Now

Dear Liz, I’ve survived two rounds of layoffs but I’m worried about the next one. I don't have a lot of interaction with my manager or any opportunity whatsoever to affect sales or cost savings. What can I do to help my chances of not being laid off this time? I am worried to death ...

Glassdoor Growth Highlights

Glassdoor Turns Two!

Today’s our birthday of sorts and we’re celebrating at Glassdoor. It’s been two years since we first debuted our beta and we’ve been in full throttle ever since. Our timing couldn’t have been better. Over the past two years the labor market has been pummeled with the economy...

Wooden’s Career Lessons For Today’s Workforce: Focus on Building Character, Not Reputation

How others perceive us in our work and in life matters. When John Wooden, the famous UCLA basketball coaching legend died last week, we lost a master at instructing people on how to live life successfully. Coach Wooden was voted in 2009 as the greatest coach of all time by Sporting News. ...

How To Get A Job

Last night, I took a plane to San Francisco from Boston. It was a last minute thing and I was running behind. The woman behind the ticket counter said, "Relax. The plane has been delayed a half an hour. You've got some time" She was all smiles. She asked if I was going home and helpe...