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6 Steps To Hire The Right Candidate Now

With the job market on the mend, companies can’t afford to drag their feet when it comes to hiring for sought-after skills. Nobody wants to be rushed into making the wrong hiring decision, but they also can’t risk losing the right talent simply because they took too long to make an off...

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How To Have A More Meaningful Career

As the workforce evolves and more people are taking control over their careers, many are willing to sacrifice a higher salary in order to find a career with meaning. Read on for four questions to ask yourself when looking for a career with meaning....

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4 Ways To Recruit Recent College Grads

Each year, thousands of college graduates shuffle off campuses and venture out into the world to get a full-time job. They’re shiny and new and full of potential, just waiting to be hired. But, it may not be as easy as it sounds to recruit them. In the same way it’s important find the ...

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Glassdoor Wins A Red Herring 2013 Award For Social Media Innovation

Glassdoor is excited to announce we’ve won a 2013 Red Herring North America Award for social media innovation!...

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Top 10 Job Search Trends To Pay Attention To – Part 1

It's overwhelming, discouraging, frustrating and exacerbating – the quantity of blogs and articles telling you how to job search. By focusing on the latest 'trends' and progressive strategies, self-anointed experts continue to use their megaphones to sell their own ideas. So what job adv...

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Why Today’s Job Interview Is So Grueling

Hiring the wrong job candidate can cost a company serious money, which is why it’s all too common to make job seekers go through a multi-phase interview process. It may seem cumbersome or downright annoying to the candidate going through it, but career experts say it’s necessary in tod...

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8 Things To Bring To Every Job Interview

When you’re preparing for a job interview, many things go through your mind. Most of them involve what you need to say and the questions you’ll need to answer. However, it’s important not to forget to prepare all of the items you’ll need to bring with you. Here are eight items to b...

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Rise Of Mobile Job Search

In a survey out today from Glassdoor, 89% of employees who admit they’ll look for a new job in the next year say their mobile device is an important tool and resource for their job search. Highlights from the survey are captured in a new infographic that explores mobile job seeker behavi...

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How Investing In Your Employees Raises Company Stock Value

Have you ever wondered if executives or investors really understand the value of the people in the company? Do you ever wonder if the "powers that be" truly understand that if you invest in employees, the company will actually do better? Read on to learn how investing in your employees can...

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Do This, Not That: How To Make Your Resume More Effective

Most people fear that colorful resumes will risk rejection. The fact is, more people lose opportunities to other candidates because they cave into that fear. Read on for three resume missteps that job seekers make every day, along with ways to rectify them....