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How Fitness Can Make You a More Satisfied Employee

Many of us here at Glassdoor are involved to some degree in a fitness related activity, whether it be running, biking or using those arm muscles to lift up a good glass of wine to our lips! And, as many who have been involved in a race training program will tell you, the benefits of regula...

Disney Employees Warn Marvel Colleagues

The Walt Disney Co. announced Monday that it will buy Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock, and the deal is expected to close at the end of this year. Various news announcements spoke about the approximately 5,000 Marvel characters that would now be part of the Disney...

Tips on How to Cope with a Bad Job

Employed but really don’t like your job? On Thursday, Ellen Wulfhorst of Reuters shed some light on an interesting topic: employed persons who are unhappily stuck in a job, some dealing with managers who berate employees and bosses who hold meetings in bed. Wulfhorst reports that many wo...

Five Nervous Habits to Avoid During a Job Search

Are you a nervous nelly? Got butterflies in the stomach? These feelings are completely normal during a job search or in preparing for an interview, but it’s important not let them get the best of you. You don’t want to let nervous habits conflict with your true personality, especially ...

Oracle Shareholders Not the Only Ones to Complain About Ellison’s Salary

It was announced today that Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle has agreed to be paid a salary of $1 for the upcoming fiscal year, down from the $1 million he got in the 2009 fiscal year. The move comes after Ellison was criticized at last fall's annual meeting for making $543.8 million when he ...

Offices vs. Cubicles: What’s the Better Workplace Environment?

Scientific American released an article this week discussing the origin of the cubicle and highlights that “cubicles were invented by architects and designers who were trying to make the world a better place—who thought that to break down the social walls that divide people, you had to...