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Switching Careers? Here’s How To Be A Success

Blame it on the economy or a generation of job hoppers, either way people of all ages are switching careers at a fast rate. Undoubtedly it’s easier to move to a different role when you are in the early stages of you career, but even senior level people can do it and do it successfully....

What To Do When A Recruiter Comes Calling

How do you react when a recruiter calls? Do you clam up, nervous and distrusting? Do you assume your hushed voice and hurriedly push through the call? Or, are you energized and inviting, excited about the potential opportunity to connect with this agent of change?...

Join Glassdoor & ERE For “Fearless Forecast for 2014” Webinar With Kevin Wheeler

Are you overwhelmed by the dominance of social media and new technologies? Want to learn more about the future of recruitment and how to get clarity through all the noise? Glassdoor is here to help! Today, join us for Kevin Wheeler’s “Fearless Forecast for 2014,” which has alrea...

Top 10 Career Practices To Learn From Administrative Assistants

The great assistants all love what they do. They unabashedly and unapologetically love their work in support of others. They blow off comments like, “You’re just an assistant,” because they know better. Professional assistants are some of the brightest, most organized and resourceful...

5 Common Job Search Tips That Will Actually Help

There are endless lists of job search tips on the Internet. You probably glance over many of them thinking, “That’s nothing important.” But the tips you hear over and over again actually include the most valuable job search advice. That’s why they get repeated by so many writers....

4 Tips Every HR Person Should Know

Four lessons learned while working in human resources. Read on for tips every HR person should know....

How To Find Out What A Company’s Culture Is Really Like

While the 'culture fit' topic in job search is important, many job seekers avoid it because of angst to simply find a job – ANY job! So, how can the average job seeker in today's tougher-than-nails economy balance 'fit' with their desire and need to quickly land a job? The answer: Dive ...

Top 25 Companies For Work-Life Balance (2013)

In its third year, Glassdoor’s Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance is recognizing the highest rated companies, according to employees, offering them the best balance between work and personal life over the past year....

How To Elevate Your Employment Brand When You Win An Award

Is your company recognized as one of the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winners - a list of the 50 Best Places to Work, or did your company get honored as one of 25 Top Companies for Work-Life Balance, or maybe as one of the Top 10 Companies with the Best Business Outlook? While we do...

Why Government Workers Stay In Their Jobs Longer

When it comes to retention, the government has something over the private sector: loyalty. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employees for government agencies typically stay in their job for an average of 7.8 years, compared to 4.6 years for non-government jobs....