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Big Drop In Redundancy Fears Among UK Employees; Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey (Q3 2014)

Nineteen percent of UK employees are worried about being made redundant, a drop of ten percentage points in the past quarter. Confidence in finding another job is also slowly on the up - 31 percent of employees and those self-employed say they would be able to find a job matched to their e...

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Glassdoor Launches in France

We are delighted to announce that we are introducing our first non-English language site – Glassdoor France (www.glassdoor.fr). Glassdoor France offers more than 100,000 French-based jobs and already 15,000 company reviews and ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions and ...

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5 Reasons Hiring Managers Don’t Call You After Interviews

Imagine you’ve just left a interview that went perfectly well. You’re confident you aced the interview and that you’ll receive a job offer in a few days. After the job interview, you follow up with a thank you note and wait patiently for a response. However, two weeks go by and ...

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Glassdoor CEO Appointed by Commerce Secretary to National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE)

We’re excited to share that earlier today Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker appointed Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman as one of 27 nationally recognized leaders to form the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). He’ll be part of a dynamic team advising the S...

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Virgin Media Employees Share What It’s Really Like To Work Here

Virgin Media, which is now owned by cable group Liberty Global, was founded in 2006 following the merger of NTL, Telewest and Virgin Mobile to create the UK’s first company to offer television, internet, mobile phone services and fixed line telephone services. Being a Virgin brand means ...

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How I Got My Job: How to Ace Long Distance Interviewing

Interviewing for a new job and nailing that first impression is challenging enough, but when you’re trying to relocate, you’re required to ace the interview on the phone or through a video conference. You have to prove to the company that you’re the best candidate without ever steppi...

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Employee Confidence in Job Market at Highest Level in Six Years; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q3 2014)

While the job market continues to grow steadily, Glassdoor’s Q3 2014 Employment Confidence Survey reveals employees are feeling more confident in the job market than they have in nearly six years, indicating they may be on the move as 2014 comes to a close and in early 2015. Nearly half ...

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10 Acting Tips To Help You Give Better Presentations

Actors can teach you a lot about making presentations. Whether you have to present during an interview or as a regular part of your job, the techniques used by movie and TV stars can help you perform more effectively. Here’s ten techniques gleaned from actors and the coaches who train th...

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Is an InDemand Company a Good Place to Work? It Depends

You remember those days when you were a teenager and there were the ‘cool kids’ who everyone wanted to be friends with? But, if you had the opportunity to befriend a cool kid, sometimes the person wasn’t quite what you expected. Today, LinkedIn shared a list on the San Francisco B...

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7 Things You Forgot To Include in Your Resume

Many job seekers think they need to keep their resume as concise as possible. While this is a good strategy, there are some important accomplishments you’re omitting from your resume. When writing resumes, job seekers tend to forget to include the things they’re passionate about or ...