SAUSALITO, Calif. (September 3, 2009) — Glassdoor.com, the leading online career and workplace community, today announced its new free syndication program, which it has introduced with BNET (www.bnet.com), a Web site that provides information and tools to help business managers succeed at work. The syndication program offers free access to Glassdoor’s exclusive employee-generated salary, company and CEO reviews, insight and data. BNET is the first premier partner to unveil a customized implementation, which matches company information from Glassdoor.com with BNET’s original award-winning content found on BNET Industries (http://industry.bnet.com/). In addition to the simple customized syndication options, any Web site or blog can now also incorporate Glassdoor data instantly through the company’s new self-serve widgets.
Glassdoor free data syndication means any Web site, such as online news, financial, career and job sites and blogs, can complement and expand existing content to include the best of Glassdoor.com’s data. Through the new program, partners benefit from Glassdoor’s continually updated salary, bonus and commission information by job title or company; and reviews and ratings of companies and CEOs, which can be easily implemented and integrated.
“Glassdoor’s community of business insiders answer the questions other business users really want to know: what’s it like to work at a company, how effective is the leadership, and how much do people make? We’re thrilled to have these specific and unique insights as part of BNET Industries,” said Stephen Howard-Sarin, VP of Business and Finance Brands, CBS Interactive.
Content syndication enables sites, like BNET, access to information on more than 28,000 companies currently in Glassdoor’s database. Company reviews and salary information on Glassdoor are provided anonymously by a community of insiders, providing great insight into the inner workings, compensation, and pros and cons of working at companies across the globe. While a member’s identity is never revealed to the Glassdoor community, Glassdoor requires a valid e-mail address in order to register and submit data and maintains a rigorous review and verification process to maintain data integrity.
“It’s especially important in today’s market that people have access to information about jobs, pay and workplaces at the tip of their fingers, and the Glassdoor.com syndication program makes it easier for people to find out what’s really going on behind the closed doors of companies,” said Robert Hohman, co-founder and chief executive officer of Glassdoor. “Having BNET as our first major partner validates the need this type of information; and we believe that our insights and data will help to provide additional color and context to their terrific articles and posts. This is the first in a number of many partnerships, and we look forward to extending this vital information to people through more news organizations, job and career sites and blogs.”
Glassdoor’s syndicated content can be implemented in a variety of ways to suit the needs of any partner, whether large or small. Partners in the syndication program have the flexibility to choose the Glassdoor data best suited for their needs and a variety of implementation methods, including search and keyword hover widgets. In addition, partners can work with Glassdoor on custom implementations that match site tabs or specific content or keywords with Glassdoor insights.
For more information about Glassdoor, visit www.glassdoor.com or email email@example.com for additional information on content syndication. To receive regular updates about new and interesting data and reports, visit the Glassdoor Blog or follow the company on Twitter.
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Glassdoor.com 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.
BNET, a property of CBS Interactive, provides managers practical, trusted resources for the business challenges they face every day, and effective techniques for moving their companies and their careers forward. A top 10 business site, BNET offers award-winning original content, as well as one of the largest business libraries available on the Web.
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