Clearview Collection Contributors Offer Tips, Advice and Opinion on Jobs and Careers

SAUSALITO, Calif. (September 15, 2009) — has unveiled a new feature section of its blog entitled: the Clearview Collection, consisting of a panel of recognized and respected career and workplace experts, who are providing perspectives and advice on a wide range of subjects and issues related to jobs , career management and employment. Members of the Clearview Collection include human resources, recruiting, management and employment professionals who have approximately 100 years of combined experience.

“The launch of the Clearview Collection is another important step in fulfilling Glassdoor’s mission to deliver information that helps people make more informed decisions about their careers. Insights from these contributors are a great complement to the real-time reviews, ratings and salary details about specific jobs, or interviews, for specific employers that our community contributes every day,” said co-founder and CEO Robert Hohman.

Clearview Collection contributors include:

    • Jeff Hunter is an award-winning technologist, strategist, author and entrepreneur. He is currently vice president of HR Solutions at Dolby Laboratories and previously served in senior HR roles at Electronic Arts. In 2007, Hunter launched the “Talent Unconference” a meeting of the top minds in HR, business and technology to discuss new methods for developing and driving talent-centric businesses. His blog Talentism ( won “Blog of the Year” from in 2005, and he won “Most Strategic Use of Recruiting Technology” — an award in 2007. Hunter’s posts will appear on Monday’s at


  • Rusty Rueff has been contributing to the blog for nearly a year and is a member of the Company’s board of directors in addition to serving as its career and workplace expert, whose advice has been featured on CNN, Associated Press, Business Week, among others. Most recently, he was CEO of SNOCAP, which was sold to imeem in 2008. Previously, Rueff led global human resource departments at Pepsico and later Electronic Arts and is co-author of Talent Force: A New Manifesto for the Human Side of Business (Prentice-Hall. 2006). Rueff’s posts will appear on Tuesday’s at



  • Liz Ryan is a former Fortune 500 human resources executive and a widely read and respected career expert. Ryan is the leader of the 25,000-member Ask Liz Ryan online community, whose mission is to support members at the Intersection of Work and Life, where she shares business, career and ‘life’ advice regularly. Ryan is a regular contributor to Yahoo! News, Business Week and a variety of print publications that reach over 50 million readers per month. She has also authored Happy About Online Networking: the Virtual-ly Simple Way to Build Professional Relationships and a sought-after keynote speaker. She has addressed a wide range of audiences, including the United Nations CEOs and senior executives, HR leaders, students, and entrepreneurs. Ryan’s posts will appear on Wednesday’s at



  • John Sumser is founder and CEO of Two Color Hat, a company that helps the vendors who serve HR and professional recruiters, and currently serves as a board member. Sumser believes the employment marketplace should be easy to understand and is currently studying the role of influence within organizations and industries. His experience includes 15 years of Electronics R&D, 15 years of online publishing, non-profit management and start-up consulting. Through parts of his career, Sumser has served as executive editor for and was founder and CEO of Interbiznet, a staffing and recruiting firm. Sumser’s posts will appear on Thursday’s at



  • Hank Stringer is CEO of Stringer Executive Search and Chief Strategist to Novotus, a professional recruiting agency. In 2006 he co-authored Talent Force: A New Manifesto for the Human Side of Business with Rueff. As a successful recruitment industry innovator and entrepreneur, Stringer founded, an early Internet recruitment solution acquired by Authoria in 2005. He has also served as a senior recruiter for Dell Inc. and Tandem Computers. Stringer’s posts will appear on Friday’s at



  • Jana Rich has nearly 15 years of experience in executive recruiting and currently leads the global Media, Entertainment and Convergence Practice of Russell Reynolds Associates, a global executive search and management recruiting firm, supporting a broad range of clients in the consumer and technology sectors. Previously, Rich was a consultant with Swander Pace & Co., a leading management consulting firm, and Coopers & Lybrand, where she developed human resource strategies for its emerging management consulting practice. Rich also serves as a member of the Advisory Panel. Rich’s posts will appear periodically at


In addition to the daily career insights from the Clearview Collection, the team of experts will sound-off on a hot topic related to a workplace or career-related issue in a monthly point/counter-point debate. The monthly debate will publish the third week of each month and will broach topics ranging from salary to workplace culture to future job trends. (Clearview Collection debates can be found at

“By bringing in different voices to the blog, we can deepen the conversation about work and broaden the relevance of content and provide important perspective to events and trends in the career and employment space that will have relevance for everyone — from employees, jobseekers, and students to managers, HR and recruiting staff and the very most senior executives,” said Rueff. “The Clearview members are all highly respected and credible people in their own right and we plan to capitalize on the combined wisdom and experiences through individual posts and orchestrated debates on burning topics.”

Since the launch of its public beta in June 2008, Glassdoor has received significant response from around the world, as a community where people can find and share insights on salaries and other compensation for specific jobs at specific companies, company reviews and CEO ratings. Earlier this year, Glassdoor added job interview reviews and questions to its data. Today, Glassdoor has more than 270,000 salary reports and reviews for more than 28,000 companies in 100 countries.

Contributions from Glassdoor’s Clearview Collection can be found on the Glassdoor Blog. For more information about Glassdoor, visit or follow Glassdoor on Twitter.

To contact the Clearview Collection with career or job search questions and comments, email

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About is a career and workplace community where anyone can find and anonymously share real-time company reviews and ratings, salary details about specific jobs, or interview questions and reviews for specific employers — for free. Glassdoor was founded in 2007 and launched its public beta in June 2008. Glassdoor is headquartered in Sausalito, Calif. and was founded by Richard Barton, Robert Hohman and Tim Besse. To date, Glassdoor has raised $9.5 million from its founders, Benchmark Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures.

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