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How to Build A Persuasive Resume

Are you a Jack or Jill of all trades? If so, do you struggle with how to define yourself and your skills within the confines of your resume in a way that appeals to a specific opportunity? The trick is to identify one or two common threads that run through the positions you've held and foc...

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Glassdoor Remembers Harry Levinson, Progressive Workplace Psychologist

As a company dedicated to workplace transparency, Glassdoor is taking a moment to pay tribute to Harry Levinson, a famed workplace psychologist who helped change corporate America’s thinking about the workplace by demonstrating a link between job conditions and emotional health. Levinson...

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7 Worst Things About Job Interviews

The U.S. job market is a tough one right now. In some industries, there are numerous available positions waiting for job seekers to fill them; in others, the pickings are slim. And in all, competition for the best positions is fierce. After submitting dozens of resumes and cover letters, a...

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3 Tips To Be Professional At Work While Being Yourself

Gen Y is constantly being told they must be professional if they want to achieve career success. Many think this means becoming a robotic “cog in the machine,” or eliminating those parts of themselves that make them unique so they can fit the standards of the corporate and professional...

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Tips To Juggle Working Independently & With Your Team

Every independent worker needs to nurture their collaborative side, too. Too much independence and your reputation turns down, trending toward inaccessible or loose cannon or worse. Too little independence and your job may be in jeopardy. So here are three tips, in honor of Independence Da...

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McDonald’s CEO Steps Down; Fast Food Restaurant Employees Reveal Life Under The Golden Arches & Other Chains

As McDonald's transitions to a new CEO, Glassdoor, the leading social jobs and career community, turns to employees who work under those widely recognized golden arches to find out what it’s been like to work at the company as of late. Plus, in this new report, we see how McDonalds and C...