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How To Manage An Unpaid Internship

The debate over unpaid vs. paid internships seems to be never-ending. Everyone wants to know which one is more worthy of a student’s time. What’s often left out of the equation in these debates is the fact that many college students have no choice but to take on unpaid internships. Loc...

Top 25 Companies For Work-Life Balance (2012)

Get A Life! These 25 companies make sure you do. Prioritizing between "work" on one hand and "life" on the other can feel like an endless struggle for some. Often, helping people balance on-the-job demands and the desire for some personal time can come down to the culture of a company a...

How To Show The Value Of Your Work-Life Balance

Sometimes your ability to manage your time well may look a lot like a family-friendly schedule. But when you're applying for a new job, or appealing to a new boss for a continuance of your flexible work arrangements, you may want to paint it in the colors of productivity, focus and connec...

How To Use Social Media To Find A Job

Finding a job these days isn’t what it used to be. It’s no longer the norm to look within your local newspaper and peruse the classified ads. Today, social media has changed how people find jobs. Here are five tips from Glassdoor, the leading social jobs and career community, to consid...

13 Signs You Need Work-Life Rebalancing

Working too hard? Too long? Too much? The first step involves coming to the understanding that you have a 'work-life balance' problem. Here are 13 symptoms that you've lost your work-life balance. If you have more than two or three, it's time to do something differently, so consider these ...

10 Things You Should Never Do When Starting A New Job

Congratulations! You’ve finally secured a new job, and now you want to start off on the right foot, making a positive impression on your new boss and colleagues. You want to be careful not to make any career-ending mistakes. So, what should you NEVER do when starting a new job? Here are ...

How To Find Companies With Good Work-Life Balance

Is your family life askew, or you're overwrought from work? Does reading a good book, watching a silly sitcom or even making time for your annual dental exam sound far-fetched? If so, you may need to recalibrate. While often defined ambiguously, work-life balance can be clarified and manag...

Glassdoor Wins Best Places To Work Award 2012, North Bay Business Journal

We are thrilled to announce that Glassdoor has been named one of the Best Places to Work according to the North Bay Business Journal. ...

Volunteering Your Way Into A Job

Maybe you’ve been selected for a job interview — or several. But you just can’t seem to get past the interview stage and get hired. It may be time to consider alternative routes to get on the inside of a company you want to work for. Sometimes, for instance, volunteering can lead to ...

Don’t Wait To Promote Your Company’s Work-Life Balance Perks! It May Be Your Best Recruiting Tool

With 52 percent of Americans saying they work during vacation, having a focus on work-life balance at your organization is more important than ever, according to a July 2012 Harris Interactive report. Because of the increased financial pressures and economy, people are working harder and l...