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Job Search Advice For LGBT Job Seekers

Finding the right job or company is a challenge in itself, but for the LGBT job seeker, there are some specific concerns or needs to consider. Glassdoor has enlisted the help of two experienced LGBT career experts to offer some key advice for LGBT job seekers. ...

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Why You Really Want To Consider A Career In Healthcare

In February, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced its employment projections for the next eight years. They predicted that four industries will see the fastest job growth by 2020, and one of those industries is healthcare. In fact, seven of the top twenty industries for job growt...

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What You Need To Know Before Working At A Startup

No two startups are alike, which is why when choosing between two to work for it comes down to more than just salary. Even in this job market, some people are faced with multiple job offers, particularly if they possess skills startups want. While the decision is easier when weighing two e...

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Big Corporation Vs. Small Business: What’s Best For You?

“Would you rather be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a sea of water?” Weighing out the pros and cons of large versus small companies is not a foreign task for most of us. So, you have your chosen field, now which environment is right for you: a big corporation or a small ...

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Glassdoor Celebrates 4 Year Anniversary With 8 Million Visitors A Month

This week we’re toasting to another great year as we celebrate Glassdoor’s 4th anniversary since our beta launch. While our 2008 launch coincided with a critical moment in the economy, job seekers found themselves more abundant and unprepared than ever before. Glassdoor is proud to hav...

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Glassdoor Is Headed To NACE 2012! Come Stop By Booth #305

The Glassdoor team is heading to the National Association for Colleges & Employers Conference (NACE), June 12-15 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas!...

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7 Tips To Rev Up Your Job Search This Summer

A mid-year review of your professional and personal career goals can help you refocus your energies and establish new mini-goals to advance them. "Do not avoid the topic," said Susan Heathfield, About.com guide to human resources. Here are seven steps for assessment and renewed engagement...

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Travel Industry Report Card: Orbitz & Southwest Airlines On Top, According To Employees

Few industries draw more frustration from consumers than travel, and who could blame them? High costs, ever changing fees, customer service issues – and that’s just scratching the surface. But what about the flipside – how do employees in this industry feel about their employers? And...

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Why You Want A New Career In Software

It's a confusing time. While some of us are sidelined and praying for a relevant job, others are in demand. There is talk of significant skills shortages even while the unemployment rate sits at troubling high levels. Some areas of the country are desolate, others are booming. The joke in ...

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Salary Negotiation Tips & Tricks

Nobody wants to disclose their salary history to a prospective employer, but in this environment, it’s almost a requirement. While the first instinct may be to exaggerate your past salary out of fear of being lowballed, recruiters and career experts say honesty is the best policy....