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Glassdoor Recruiter Insights: 5 Ways to Prepare For A Phone Screen

First impressions are everything when it comes to any business you are conducting. This should be no different when scheduling a call with a recruiter, regardless of the organization or opportunity. If you have a call coming up to speak to a recruiter, it makes sense to be as prepared as ...

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How to Explain Your Flaws During a Job Interview

Not every job candidate is perfect. The reality is, nearly every professional has had an experience where they made a mistake or missed a deadline. Instead of allowing these flaws to ruin your interview, it’s important to explain how you’ve improved as a professional and what you le...

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5 Ways to Negotiate What You Want For Your Career

We all invest a lot into our working lives – our time, ambitions, friendships and emotions. That’s why if you’re feeling frustrated about something – lack of pay, responsibility, challenge, recognition (all of the above) – it can really eat away at you. Work-related stress i...

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Glassdoor Employee Spotlight: Mike Abell, Senior Web Developer

Our employees are what truly make Glassdoor a fun, challenging and unique place to work. We have some pretty amazing people with many backgrounds and different personalities who have a real passion for what they do. So, we thought what better way to show what working at Glassdoor is like t...

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Royal Mail Employees Reveal What It Is Really Like To Work Here

The postal service company Royal Mail privatised last year and is said to have been damaged by competition since. Royal Mail has recently been carrying out a trial scheme by opening certain delivery offices on Sundays. But what is it really like working at Royal Mail? What do the ‘Postie...

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Introducing Geeking @ Glassdoor

Glassdoor’s Engineering & Data Science teams have recently launched their own blog, Geeking @ Glassdoor. On this blog, they will discuss some of the interesting projects and challenges they’ve tackled in helping people everywhere find a job and company they love. Check out the blo...

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Workplace Bullying: The #1 Workplace Problem That No One Talks About

This complicit silence is destroying companies, gulping profits and here’s the clincher: CEOs either have no idea or are looking the other way. Workplace bullying is a global epidemic that chases good people away – a lot of them. Really, you might ask? A “global epidemic”? How is...

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3 Reasons Why The Resume is Passé

Many articles focus job seekers in on specific aspects of their resume such as spelling, punctuation and keywords. While these three elements are important, if they become the central focus, your resume efforts could be derailed. Of course, a misspelled or improperly punctuated word, or...

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5 Tips To Save A Failing Online Job Search

For many job seekers, your job search probably starts with a Google search. Whether you’re searching for jobs from your smartphone or laptop, it’s very likely the Internet is your go-to tool for finding a job. Unfortunately, many online job searches fail because job seekers give up ...

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How To Advance Your Career by Writing Your Resume in Advance (Part Two)

In Part One, I shared how writing your resume in advance is a means towards progressing your career, increasing your market value and keeping you from feeling trapped in your career. After saying all of that, I started explaining the logic behind my statement. I began by laying out a plan...