Happy Anniversary, Glassdoor!

It has been nearly a decade of company reviews, jobs and unparalleled transparency. Blow out the candles! Glassdoor, the fastest growing job and recruiting site(1), launched nine years ago with a mission of helping people everywhere find a job and company they love and is making significant strides changing up how people think about making…

Software Engineer Job Description

Nearly 5,000 companies are looking to recruit Software Engineers and only one in four are looking to leave their current jobs (Glassdoor jobs database, Q1 2014). The competition is fierce, but one of the best ways you can beat out the competition is perfecting your job description. Gathering the required skills is the first part…

Account Executive Job Description

Writing job descriptions that stand out from the crowd can be challenging. There are 167,561 Account Executive positions open across the U.S. If you want to attract the right candidates, it’s critical to get your job description exactly right. Getting the skills-required piece is just the first step. How do you present those requirements in…

HR Manager Job Description

Writing any job description can be a daunting task. But if you want to attract the right candidates, it’s critical to get your HR Manager job description exactly right. There are 64,073 HR Manager positions open across the U.S. Once you’ve collected the list of skills required, you must think strategically about how to convey…

Marketing Manager Job Description

Marketing Manager is one of the most clicked on marketing job titles on Glassdoor (Glassdoor Site Data, August 2016). Writing any job description can be difficult, especially if you’re recruiting for an extremely popular position. To stand out from the 174,847 Marketing Manager positions open on Glassdoor, it is critical your job description conveys the…

What Do Your Candidates Really Want?

You’re probably already measuring source of hire. You can see which percentage of hires come from job boards, LinkedIn, referrals and recruiting events. And you also employ multiple recruitment marketing tactics like a careers site, a Glassdoor profile, employer brand videos, an email nurturing campaign, a job seeker newsletter, a talent network, paid search and…

Changing Your Job Description

Searching for a job can be incredibly monotonous. One formulaic job description after another — it’s enough to make one’s eyes glaze over. When it comes to writing your job description, some people think after it’s done it’s set in stone. Not us. Here are some tips on how and why you should change your…

5 Job Description Mistakes That Scare Away Top Talent

A friend of mine recently became frustrated with her job search when it came to job descriptions. “Every company wants 5+ years of experience,” she complained. “I only have three.” Frankly, this left me baffled. After all, everyone knows that companies sometimes exaggerate the qualifications for a role, right? Wrong. My friend, a graduate of a…