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5 Things To Make Your Career Transition Successful

I voluntarily left in 2006 and have never looked back! Here are some of the lessons I learned about the career transition process that anyone can apply to today’s employment situation....

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Facebook Time Capsule: An Inside Look At The Company – Pre IPO

Facebook may be in a quiet period, gearing up for one of the most anticipated initial public offerings ever, but it’s not stopping the company from making headlines with news like its recent Instagram acquisition or slowing employees from sharing details about the workplace culture and ...

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How To Stop Wasting Time In Meetings

A recent survey by Doodle, an online scheduling company, found that professionals spend nearly five hours each week scheduling meetings. That figure doesn’t include the time actually spent in meetings. An estimated more than 25 million meetings take place in businesses across the U.S. ev...

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The Perks Of Working For A Small Business

Working for a small business may not give you wealth and prestige, but it could give you perks not commonly offered at large corporations. Small business owners know they can’t compete on salary and job growth which is why they are more willing to offer incentives that make it worthwhile...

Glassdoor nominated for Webby Award – Best Employment Site

VOTE: Glassdoor Nominated for Webby Award – Best Employment Site

We are pretty excited here at Glassdoor as we’ve been nominated for a Webby Award as the Best Employment site. For the next two and a half weeks, the Webby Awards will host a public “People’s Voice Award” competition that allows anyone to vote for their favorite websites, videos, a...

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3 Ways To Get Blacklisted By An Employer

Want to know what to do to get on an employer’s bad side? There are countless things to screw up your chances of getting a job - more than that, you can even be blacklisted by an employer. As in, “do not hire, ever.” Employers may even recommend that other companies in the industry r...

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Glassdoor Wins Most Democratic Workplace Award, 4th Consecutive Year

Glassdoor is honored to announce that for the fourth year in a row, we’ve made WorldBlu’s List of Most Democratic Workplaces 2012. This list recognizes organizations worldwide whose workplaces best exemplify several democratic practices, including transparency, dialogue and listening, ...

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4 Secrets To Be Strategic About Your Job Search

So how do you put yourself in that beautiful position where those optimistic employers are eager to hire you? Some of it comes naturally if you're a petroleum engineer or a COO with turnaround experience or in another high-demand job. And some of it comes from endorsements you have and tra...

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12 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

The first hurdle in any job hunt is building your resume. Ultimately, your first draft is a template for something that you are going to tailor based on each opportunity (if you're serious about the job). Pulling it together is a painful process of learning how to see yourself from the out...

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4 Advantages Inexperienced Job Seekers Bring To Employers

As a young job seeker, you may be surprised to know that your lack of experience has the potential of being your greatest advantage in the current job market. Now, before you start submitting your resume to take the lead role at a Fortune 500 corporation, read on as we examine four ways yo...