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How Does Equal Pay Day Affect You?

If you haven’t been to our Equal Pay Day takeover yet, drop everything you are doing and go here now. That’s better! Equal Pay Day, marked on April 8th of 2014, is a day that affects every single one of us. Did you know that due to the wage gap, we women work for free 59 d...

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Glassdoor Nominated in the 2014 Webby Awards! Vote For Us For Best Reviews Mobile App

Glassdoor is thrilled to be nominated for Best Guides/Ratings/Reviews Mobile App in the 2014 Webby Awards! We need YOUR help to bring home the win, so we appreciate your support in voting for Glassdoor in this year’s Peoples’ Choice Awards.  We’ve been nominated for Best Guides/Rat...

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Millennials: How to Be a Leader in the Workplace

There's an incoming change of leadership in the workplace. These leaders are strongly influenced by technology and have a passion to change the world -- can you guess who? Millennial leaders are the movers and shakers of today's workplace. Research shows millennials are the 11 percent m...

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How to Negotiate Your Starting Salary

Knowledge is power and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to negotiating your salary at a new job. Nobody wants to get underpaid, but at the same time lying about what you make is only going to hurt you down the road. That’s why researching the going rate for the position you are ...

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Glassdoor Redesigns Android App, Adds Feature to Share Company Reviews

According to a Glassdoor survey,1 nearly 7 in 10 (66%) Android users believe they have a better chance of being considered for a job if they apply as soon as the job listing becomes available. Glassdoor is thrilled to reveal a redesign of its popular Android app, including the ability for ...

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Average U.S. Employee Only Takes Half of Earned Vacation Time; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q1 2014)

While the U.S. government, under the Fair Labor Standards Act, does not currently require employers to grant employees paid time off, employees who do earn vacation time may need a reminder to actually take it. According to Glassdoor’s Q1 2014 Employment Confidence Survey¹, the average ...

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Salaries on Glassdoor Now in Bitcoins

As Glassdoor continues on its path of rapid global growth, I am excited to announce a blockbuster new feature for our iPhone app: it will now show salaries in bitcoins… permanently. As part of our international expansion, connecting bazillions of job seekers to the jobs and companies the...

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4 Tips to Nail a Video Interview

If a company said 15 years ago that they conducted interviews remotely through a camera in your computer, you would have thought you were applying to Hogwarts. Now, webcam interviewing is becoming a mainstream method of recruiting — saving employers both time and money while still giv...

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How to Outsmart Your Interviewer

Want to know your greatest strength as a job seeker? It’s the fact you can outsmart any interviewer. What's important to understand when interviewing for jobs is that employers are looking to hire people who fit their culture. They want to bring people on board who are not only talented...

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How To Get a Job Overseas

Are you open to expanding your job search overseas? (I am imagining you nodding your head up and down.) If so, you might want to hop over to Google and search for opportunities in other countries and in other languages. You may be thinking, “Hey Jim, I only speak English.” Okay, maybe ...