Glassdoor Launches in Spain

Platform Offers Employee-Provided Reviews, Ratings, Salaries and More on Specific Employers, Paired with the Latest Jobs

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (September 18, 2019)Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, today announced its entry into Spain. Glassdoor aims to gives job seekers a deeper level of insight into jobs and companies through company reviews and insights shared by those who know hiring companies best: their employees. It combines this with access to the latest job listings. Glassdoor welcomes approximately 67 million1 unique monthly visitors worldwide and has localized sites for 19 markets around the world. 

Glassdoor’s mission is to help people find a job and company they love – each localized site and mobile app is a free resource for job seekers.  Before applying for or accepting a job, job seekers can research what it’s really like to work at potential employers. Glassdoor currently offers more than 50 million2 company reviews, salary reports,  insights and more, shared by employees. No other jobs platform combines the latest open jobs with this level of depth and detail into specific jobs at specific companies.

In addition, people can customize their online job search to discover jobs based on job title, location, distance, industry, company size, company rating and more. Job seekers can also set up alerts notifying them of relevant new jobs as soon as they appear online. 

“We believe that by pairing together useful insights into a company’s work environment, pay practices and other important facets of employment with the latest jobs, we can make the job search and recruiting process better. When job seekers are more informed about a job and company, we know it leads to a better match with the employer.”  said John Lamphiere, Vice President and Managing Director of Glassdoor EMEA. “Glassdoor has always appealed to a wide global audience and with increased focus on Spain, we are looking to make the Glassdoor experience for people and businesses in Spain even more valuable.” 

Glassdoor uses a ‘give-to-get’ model, offering free access to all Glassdoor data once someone contributes their own content, such as a company review or salary report. This model helps reduce the likelihood of extremely positive or negative reviews and encourages more neutral and balanced company ratings on Glassdoor. The average company rating on Glassdoor is 3.43 on a five-point scale.

Glassdoor also helps employers recruit and hire quality, informed candidates at scale and currently partners with a growing and diverse set of 16,000 employers. In addition, there are 200,000 employers using  a Glassdoor Free Employer Account, allowing authorized company representatives to engage on the platform to respond to reviews, post company updates and access basic analytics to make more informed recruiting decisions.

Glassdoor is an increasingly influential platform for people to find and apply to jobs and research employers, and nearly four in five (79 percent) Glassdoor users are more likely to apply to an open job if the employer is active on Glassdoor4 (e.g. responds to reviews, updates its profile, shares updates on company culture and work environment). In addition, hires who use Glassdoor have a 30 percenthigher retention rate.

As part of its launch into Spain, Glassdoor conducted online research among more than 850 employees and job seekers in the market6

Survey Highlights:

  • 85% of Spanish job seekers and employees say job realities tend to differ from expectations set during the interview process
  • 86% of Spanish employees report they wish they had a better understanding of what fair pay is for their position and skill set both at their company and in their local job market
  • 81% of job seekers and employees in Spain report they would find reading employee reviews helpful when deciding where to work
  • 71% of job seekers and employees in Spain say finding the right workplace culture would be more important to them than earning more money when searching for a job
  • 76% of job seekers and employees in Spain report they did not negotiate their salary and accepted the salary offered in their current or most recent job offer
  • 52% of job seekers and employees in Spain are currently looking or plan to look for a new job in the next year

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  • Google Analytics, Q1 2019
  • Glassdoor Internal Data, June 2019
  • Glassdoor Internal Data, June 2019
  • Glassdoor.com US Site Survey, August 2018
  • Glassdoor EMI Research (US), November 2017
  • This survey was conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of Glassdoor from July 17-19, 2019 among 1,051 adults ages 18 and older in Spain, among whom 781 are employed full or part time and 854 are employed full/part time or not employed but looking for work. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables and subgroup sample sizes, please contact pr@glassdoor.com .

About Glassdoor

Glassdoor combines all the latest jobs with millions of reviews and insights to make it easy for people to find a job that is uniquely right for them. As a result, Glassdoor helps employers hire truly informed candidates at scale through effective recruiting solutions like job advertising and employer branding products. Launched in 2008, Glassdoor now has reviews and insights for over 1m companies located in more than 190 countries. For more information, visit glassdoor.com.

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