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Re-hire Probability

Job Market Confidence Reaches Nearly Four-Year High; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2013)

As consumer confidence recently hit its highest level in more than five years, Glassdoor’s Employment Confidence Survey¹ shows that job market confidence has also hit its highest level in nearly four years. More than two in five (43%) employees (including those self-employed) believe th...

Important Benefits

1 In 5 Employees Report Office Perks An Important Workplace Benefit; Glassdoor Survey

According to Glassdoor's Employment Confidence Survey, one in five (21%) employees say office perks (e.g., free food and drink, casual dress or a pet friendly office) are among the most important workplace benefits....

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Glassdoor Talent Warrior Awards Deadline Fast Approaching

The deadline to nominate a talent acquisition and recruiting leader for a Glassdoor Talent Warrior Award is less than one month away! The final deadline is July 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. PT....

Job Search Boost

Give Your Job Search A Boost & Avoid Blame

In the job search, there's a lot of blame to go around. We can't get a job, so we blame the human resources manager, the recruiter, the hiring manager, the resume writer or the economy for being enemies of the unemployed. At the end of the day, though, blame is a dangerous game....

Social Media

A Guide To Social Recruiting

Whether you are looking to hire a college graduate or a veteran worker, social media is increasingly becoming an important recruiting tool. From LinkedIn to Twitter to Glassdoor, companies who don’t embrace social media risk missing out on what could be a great employee....

First day on the job

How To Impress At Your New Job

Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking as you try to learn the ropes while trying to look good in the eyes of your colleagues and superiors. New hires can avoid social land mines and create a positive impression as early as the first day on the job by adhering to these suggestions....

Promote Your Internship

How To Tout Your Internship Experience & Land A Job

Students don’t see internships as a one and done experience anymore. Once it’s time to find a real job after you graduate, simply having completed an internship is not enough anymore. You need to really sell your experience and how it qualifies you for the job you want. Read on to find...

Learning New Things

6 Ways Curiosity Will Help You Stand Out In Your Career

Do you have a thirst for knowledge? Do you want to learn everything there is to know about your profession? This type of drive is a form of curiosity many job seekers and professionals have. It's what keeps people motivated during their job search and the desire to advance their careers...

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San Jose Best City To Work In; Glassdoor Employment Satisfaction Report Card By City

You can learn a lot about a city from others’ experiences thanks to social media, whether it’s the best restaurants to eat, which neighborhoods are quietest, or even what the weather is like at any given moment. But, what about what it’s like to work in 50 of the largest cities acros...

Veteran

How To Recruit Veterans

Between all U.S. military branches, there are almost 1.5 million Americans currently serving our country and nearly 250,000 of those service members transition out of the armed services every year. Chances are your company could benefit from hiring a veteran....