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2 in 5 Employees Do Not Believe They Receive Fair Pay; Glassdoor Survey Explores Income Inequality, Gender Breakdowns

The White House reports that on average, women working full-time earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn. According to a new Glassdoor survey1 that dives deeper into income inequality and wage gap issues, two in five (39%) employees do not believe they receive fair pay in their current job...

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5 Job Search Mistakes You’re Making & How to Fix Them

Most of us have probably experienced a point in our job search when it seems like it’s going nowhere. Regardless of the time and effort you’ve invested in your search, you still feel like nothing has paid off. Especially if your search is taking longer than you anticipated, you’re...

Glassdoor Wins San Francisco Bay Area Innovation Award for Best Consumer Service/App

For the second year in a row, Glassdoor is proud to announce that we have won a San Francisco Business Times Tech & Innovation Award! This year, we’re honored as the Best Consumer Service/App for our online and native app experiences, supporting our mission of helping people everywhe...

How I Got My Job: Finding a Company Culture You Love

Meet Tom Batchelor. He’s a Pre-Sales Consultant at XebiaLabs. Cultural fit is important to him, so when he set out to find a new job, Tom used Glassdoor’s daily job alert emails and company reviews to find the company and position that was the best fit for him. While we always love to ...

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1 in 5 UK Employees Fear Losing Their Job; Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey (Q1 2014)

Twenty one percent of UK employees are concerned about being made redundant, while 35% are concerned about their colleagues being affected by redundancies. These are the findings of the inaugural Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey (Q1 2014), suggesting that some UK employees may be ...

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How to Network if You’re an Introvert

Do you know where companies hire from the most? Take a guess. No, seriously, go ahead and ponder it. What comes to mind? Job boards? Social media? Career sites? All of those answers would be in the ballpark for sure, but none would be in the number one spot. Let me share with you a few sta...

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UK Retail Industry Comparison, According to Employees

Retailers are making big news in the UK this week, with reports of the big four supermarkets losing market share, while ASDA has announced plans to create up to 12,000 jobs. With many consumers and experts keeping a close eye on UK retailers right now, and with several retailers currently ...

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5 Ways to Get Results During Your Job Search Through Positivity

Job search, akin to moving to a new town often is unfamiliar, disconcerting and frightening. In fact, it can turn confidence into insecurity, and polished poise into rough edges. It also can shift calmness into anger and patience into pushiness. Ways to positively channel this anxiety a...

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How Does Equal Pay Day Affect You?

If you haven’t been to our Equal Pay Day takeover yet, drop everything you are doing and go here now. That’s better! Equal Pay Day, marked on April 8th of 2014, is a day that affects every single one of us. Did you know that due to the wage gap, we women work for free 59 d...

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Glassdoor Nominated in the 2014 Webby Awards! Vote For Us For Best Reviews Mobile App

Glassdoor is thrilled to be nominated for Best Guides/Ratings/Reviews Mobile App in the 2014 Webby Awards! We need YOUR help to bring home the win, so we appreciate your support in voting for Glassdoor in this year’s Peoples’ Choice Awards.  We’ve been nominated for Best Guides/Rat...