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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...

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Millennials: How to Be a Leader in the Workplace

There's an incoming change of leadership in the workplace. These leaders are strongly influenced by technology and have a passion to change the world -- can you guess who? Millennial leaders are the movers and shakers of today's workplace. Research shows millennials are the 11 percent m...

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How to Negotiate Your Starting Salary

Knowledge is power and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to negotiating your salary at a new job. Nobody wants to get underpaid, but at the same time lying about what you make is only going to hurt you down the road. That’s why researching the going rate for the position you are ...

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Glassdoor Redesigns Android App, Adds Feature to Share Company Reviews

According to a Glassdoor survey,1 nearly 7 in 10 (66%) Android users believe they have a better chance of being considered for a job if they apply as soon as the job listing becomes available. Glassdoor is thrilled to reveal a redesign of its popular Android app, including the ability for ...

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Average U.S. Employee Only Takes Half of Earned Vacation Time; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q1 2014)

While the U.S. government, under the Fair Labor Standards Act, does not currently require employers to grant employees paid time off, employees who do earn vacation time may need a reminder to actually take it. According to Glassdoor’s Q1 2014 Employment Confidence Survey¹, the average ...