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Mistake

Mistakes Leaders Must Avoid To Retain Employees

Nothing scares employees more than bad behavior on the part of their CEO. But what makes them bristle and what makes them leave are two completely different things. Read on to find out what mistakes leaders are making and how to avoid them in order to better retain top talent....

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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do On Glassdoor – Recruiting & Branding Edition

Glassdoor strives to create a 360-degree look inside what it’s like to work at particular jobs and companies; and lately we have been hard at work rolling out a steady stream of product enhancements to help employers, marketing professionals and anyone involved in a company’s social re...

Phone

4 Reasons Recruiters Don’t Call Back

Job seekers are very familiar with the time commitment and stress of searching for a new job. When performing your job search, you can spend hours upon hours perfecting your resume and cover letter, applying for jobs, and waiting to hear feedback from recruiters. However, after you've appl...

Workplace Bully

How To Take A Stand Against Workplace Bullying

We pay a very high personal price if we stay silent to workplace bullying. Companies pay a very high price, too, in lower productivity and a revolving door of staff. Read on for five steps to take to help you stand up to a workplace bully....

GD Survey Job Expectations

6 In 10 Employees Say Job Realities Different Than Expected; Glassdoor Survey

Ever take a job and it’s NOT what you expected? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you’re not alone. According to a Glassdoor survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive, 6 in 10 (61%) employees say they’ve found aspects of a new job different than expectations set during the interview p...

Diversify Talent

Diversify Your Talent Pool To Help Your Business Grow

Diversity matters, but what it means to a company has changed over the years. Now it’s about attracting people from outside industries or backgrounds who can bring their experiences to the table. Companies that are serious about diversifying their talent pool know that the more willing t...

Summer Job Search

7 Job Search Fears To Conquer This Summer

It’s finally summer. Summer is the time to relax and let some of your worries wash away. Use this philosophy to get rid of some of the fears that come with your job search. Read on for seven job search fears to conquer this summer....

Boss Employee Relationship

5 Ways HR Can Boost Recruiting By Improving Employee/Boss Relations

In a recent 2013 survey on the manager’s direct impact on employment brand conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Glassdoor, two out of three (66%) employees say their direct manager has an impact on their career. Of those, one in five says the boss negatively impacts their career...

Stand Out

How Self-Promotion Can Get You The Job

There are reasons why my job seekers–especially introverts–don’t feel comfortable promoting themselves. But, there ways to self-promote without bragging. Read on for four ways that can help you land the job....

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Glassdoor Wins San Francisco Business Times Tech & Innovation Award

Glassdoor is proud to announce that we have won the 2013 San Francisco Business Times Tech & Innovation Award for Social Media Tech!...