Glassdoor Blog

dv1492004

Tesco Employees Reveal What It’s Really Like To Work Here

Tesco has recently lost billions of pounds of its market value and had to suspend four executives, including its UK MD. Even before these alarming events, the grocery chain’s new CEO had said that he intends to shakeup the management team as he addresses poor performance and low staff mo...

fired

How To Get Fired Before You Even Start (Part 3)

When you are looking for a job (or career advancement in your present job), the last thing you want is embarrassing information about you to appear before a recruiter or hiring manager. Auditing your online activities from time to time is a good thing to do. However, timing can be everyth...

social media

How To Clean Up Your Social Media Presence and Get A Job

Like or hate it, your social media profiles are an extension of your resume. Roughly 80% of recruiters and hiring managers use social media to look for and vet job candidates, making it extremely important to have a professional presence on the Internet. “Hiring managers are reviewing...

job search

5 Things to Do Before Applying for A Job

Imagine you’ve just found a job posting and it appears to be the perfect fit. The position is with a company you’d love to work for and you meet each one of the employer’s qualifications. How perfect can this job posting possibly get? Instead of applying for the job right away, it...

76806724

5 Ways To Find Unadvertised Job Postings

Finding a job is tough. Especially when you’re not sure where to look or who to reach out to, finding connections and securing job interviews can become a stressful and time-consuming process. Unfortunately, there’s a factor that negatively impacts many job seekers: According to The...

80621060

Forget the Free Lunch: Seek a Culture of Respect Instead

In our complicated workplace, there have been many articles written about the perks that help retain good employees including free lunches, on site gyms, and concierge services, to name just a few. I train and speak with administrative professionals and managers all over the world and no ...

476728861

These 20 Jobs Have The Best Work-Life Balance

Ever dream of a job that really allows you to balance your work life with your personal life? The truth is – some jobs do this better than others. To help, Glassdoor, the leading jobs and career community, has identified 20 of the highest rated jobs for work-life balance. This list wa...

Stress

One in Three UK Employees Are Disappointed With Their Job

As we enter the run-up to the final recruitment period of the year, Glassdoor Job Expectations research reveals that many job hunters invest very little time researching new employers before accepting a job offer. In fact, across the UK, employees admitted they spent an average of just fou...

451846939

How I Got My Job: Following a New Career Path

Starting down a new career path can be overwhelming. What’s the pay like in a new field? How will interviewing be different? There are a lot of questions to answer when beginning a career transition. Meet Natalie Murphy. She’s a claims adjuster with a finance degree and is looking t...

172587854

How To Get Fired Before You Even Start (Part 2)

Who are you connected to online? I only ask because it concerns your online reputation. As I mentioned in Part 1, you may be missing out on opportunities simply because of the way you portray yourself online. As a recruiter, if I am looking for someone with your qualifications, I might no...