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Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winners Revealed: Best Places To Work In 2014

We’re proud to announce the winners of the Glassdoor 2014 Employees’ Choice Awards, the 50 Best Places to Work. The awards, now in their sixth year, recognize companies with at least 1,000 employees. The top five Best Places to Work for 2014 are Bain & Company, Twitter, LinkedIn,...

VIDEO: Why Twitter Is The #1 Best Place To Work In Tech For 2014

For the first time in four years, a new #winner is taking top honors as the #1 Best Place to Work in tech as part of Glassdoor’s sixth annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the 50 Best Places to Work in 2014 (based on companies with at least 1,000 employees). Among the 22 tech companies...

50 Best Medium-Sized Companies To Work For In 2014: Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award Winners

Want to work for a great employer that’s not too big and not too small? For the first time, Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards are honoring medium-sized companies (with 250-999 employees). Investing and finance company Motley Fool takes the top spot on the inaugural list followed b...

How To Confront Job Search Fears

In Recruiter.com's recent article on why you can't find a job and what you can do about it, Tony Beshara poignantly points out job searchers' impediments to progress. His tips are must-reads.  For example, he says most job seekers "don't know what to do," and while some might have a vague...

8 Job Search Goals Before The End Of The Year

For job seekers, it may feel like you can use December to take a break in your job search, but you absolutely should not. It’s almost the end of 2013, so it’s time to make these last few weeks count. One month is plenty of time to set some short term goals and see them through. You may...

Glassdoor Secures $50 Million To Expand Globally And Support Recruiting Platform Growth

We’re excited to announce Glassdoor has raised more than $50 million in a round of financing from some terrific new investors. The round is led by Tiger Global Management with additional funding from Dragoneer Investment Group along with our existing roster of investors: Battery Ventures...

Top 10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Mistakes happen, but for job seekers it can mean the difference between landing a new gig and collecting another unemployment check. Finding a job isn’t an exact science but if job seekers can avoid common snafus it can give them a leg up over the competition, which can be fierce. Fro...

How To Negotiate A Job Offer: Part 1

In my previous post, we discussed general principles for salary and compensation, when to anticipate that such discussions could crop up, and ways for handling typical questions such as “What are your compensation expectations?” That information will provide you tools for handling mo...

How To Care About The Bottom Line And Improve Company Culture

A recent ERE.net article, "Helicopter Parents," addresses the idea of companies "adjusting … business practices and offerings to meet [millennial generation] expectations." The conversation around how employers should cultivate an enriching culture that indicates employers are going t...

10 Tips To Get the Most Out Of On-Campus Career Fairs

Whether you’re new to the game or not, on-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. There are often hundreds of employers seeking qualified candidates at these events. Where do you even start? A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience, so it’s import...