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job Ad

How To Write An Effective Job Ad

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to a job listing. If you want to attract the right employees, then you have to view the job ad as a marketing tool rather than merely a help wanted ad. Read on for tips on how to write an effective job ad....

Cover Letter

10 Reasons Your Cover Letter Sucks

A strong cover letter could be your ticket to moving a step further in getting a new job. This relatively concise piece of information has the ability to place you steps ahead of other candidates, highlight your achievements, and showcase your personality – but no one ever said creating ...

ADP

Glassdoor Shaking Up Social Recruiting At ADP’s Meeting Of The Minds In Las Vegas

Now through March 20th Glassdoor will be at booth #9 at the beautiful Wynn Las Vegas for ADP's Meeting of the Minds conference, showcasing proven social recruiting solutions which help employers bring in top talent....

Resume Summary

3 Secrets To An Influential Resume Summary

Writing a resume ‘summary of qualifications’ that stops employers cold and makes them realize you’re the right candidate can be challenging. After all, you’re good at what you do, but can be tricky to boil down your ROI to concise statements in hopes of standing out. Read on for so...

leadership

50 Highest Rated CEOs For 2013

Glassdoor has released its annual report of the 50 Highest Rated CEOs for 2013 based on feedback from employees. Who's on top this year? Check out the complete results....

GD App Jobs Listings

UPDATE: How To Use Glassdoor In Your Job Search – Mobile Edition

Do you feel like you spend as much time, if not more, on your smartphone as you do a computer when it comes to your career? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Mashable recently reported that 26% of job seekers use their mobile devices for career-related purposes and another 59% could...

Resume Results

How To Tone Down Your Resume For Better Results

While brilliant, nuanced and attention-grabbing resumes are vital to set you apart from the competition, defining how to color outside the lines while maintaining a message that is crisp, clear and purposeful to your audience is equally vital. Read on for how to tone down your resume and g...

Merit Raise

Why Giving Merit Raises Matters

Rewarding deserving employees with unscheduled pay raises or bonuses can go a long way in building loyalty, retaining top talent, and boosting morale. But, do it without a plan and it can yield the exact opposite results. Find out why giving merit raises matter and how to do it right....

CLIMB

A Guide To Retaining Employees: The CLIMB Method

Retention is on the mind of every leader and human resources professional. Although there has been a rise in the size of the talent pool over the last few recession-driven years, companies are still finding it difficult to recruit employees with the specialized skills needed to drive innov...

Job Applicant

7 Reasons Not To Apply For The Job

Finding a job is nothing short of challenging. Whether you’re currently working in a position you hate or have embarked on a seemingly endless job search, almost any opportunity is more enticing than your current situation. But, before you apply to the list of openings you’re itching t...