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Glassdoor Overview

Mill Valley, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
Unknown / Non-Applicable
We’re on a mission to help people everywhere find a job and a company they love. In the process, we’re transforming an entire industry through the power of transparency. Join us!

Mission: To help people everywhere find a job and company they love.

Company Updates

  • It's Career Exploration Month inside Glassdoor, & we're hosting a series of events designed to open new doors for our employees. Read more in this post from our own Director of Learning and Organizational Development at Glassdoor, Marca Clark.

    Should You Stay or Should You Go?

    August is Career Exploration Month inside Glassdoor, with a series of events designed to open new doors for our employees. We're on a quest to help people everywhere find jobs they love and part of that is making sure that all Glassdoorians are equipped to manage their own careers.

  • “I strongly believe in the values of this company and the product. " -- Megha Krishnamurthy, Engineering Manager at Glassdoor

    My Glassdoor Journey: Megha Krishnamurthy, Engineering Manager

    Megha Krishnamurthy, Engineering Manager at Glassdoor, is very clear on her passions. In her estimation, to be satisfying, work has to yield more than just tangible results. Krishnamurthy explains: "We work. We make money. We have our living off of that, but there is a part of me that wants to see what I am doing for others in the society."

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Glassdoor – Why Work For Us?

Employees on the deck in Mill Valley

Here at Glassdoor, we’re on a mission to help people everywhere find a job and company they love, and we look for hires who want to join us on that journey. 

This means the chance to join a late-stage, well-funded and high-profile start-up where you’ll be part of creating, selling and marketing products and experiences that help millions of monthly users gain insights about hundreds of thousands of companies globally. 

Ours is a culture where you’re empowered to be amazing at work and  life. We are built on transparent and authentic leadership teams who inspire, encourage and respect you. It’s a fast-paced environment with plenty of exciting opportunity for personal and professional growth. Join us to be part of a company where you can learn, thrive and make a difference. 

Hanging out in the game room

Nearly a decade in and we’re just getting warmed up.  We believe in helping our employees grow and are making significant investments in training to help our people grow - in a variety of ways. Join us and discover daily opportunities to innovate and grow personally and professionally. You’ll work alongside smart, supportive team members who aim to win and respect one another along the way. Our culture is built upon transparency, a value we hold dear. We address and work through issues openly and fast. We celebrate our wins, love our work and care deeply about our clients and each other. When you get the chance to join a late-stage, well-funded and much-loved tech company, we hope you’ll take it.

Dual monitors and top technology

Walking through the doors at each Glassdoor location, the view may be different but the feeling is the same: pride. 

We’re go-getters who feel passionately about our mission and are pushing forward with full steam to seize it. Every department and office location has a buzz of energy as we excitedly help move the business forward and look for ways to improve, innovate and disrupt our industry. Working at Glassdoor means collaborating with incredible people, blazing trails, and continuously challenging yourself and others to lead from the front. We’re certainly not perfect, but we do our very best with a high level of integrity and continuously learn and adapt. We believe everyone has a voice and place high level importance on treating each other with mutual respect. 

We embrace emotional intelligence here, and that means hands-on training to develop the tools you need to connect with colleagues through relationship building and constructive dialogue. Our employees also receive three days a year just to volunteer, and while benefits like 100% paid health premiums enhance the experience, it’s the work we do and the people we work with that we like best.

We’re hiring across all offices and departments. Check out our Jobs Tab above to find the perfect fit! 

Staying fit in Mill Valley

Just beyond the Golden Gate Bridge, Glassdoor is headquartered in beautiful Mill Valley, California. We are perched right on the water with incredible views and walking trails at our front door. Our office is accessible through multiple transportation options, making it easy for employees to get to work from all corners of the Bay Area. 

Between the views, dog friendly office, on-site gym, free fitness classes, game room and other treats  you’d expect at a Bay Area technology company, you’ll find some surprises too. While we provide catered lunch and healthy snacks, we also donate our lunch money occasionally to local schools and non-profits. But don’t just take our word for it, check out our Benefits and Reviews tabs to hear from those who know best— our own employees.

Chicago crew enjoying the sunshine

When we opened our Glassdoor office in Chicago in early 2016, we sent some of our most experienced employees there to help us open and build the special Glassdoor culture in a new place. Now our second-largest office with more than 150 employees, Glassdoor Chicago has become the envy of the Chicago tech scene. Our Chicago office cares about each other like family and provides clients with the incredible service for which we’re known. 

Our offices are located in the heart of the Fulton Market, a convenient location for many of our employees and prospects. Like at any quickly growing company, things can move fast. If you like the idea of getting in early and helping to build a lasting brand and company with other passionate people, we hope you’ll search “Chicago” under our Jobs tab and find the right role for you. 

Learn more about our big plans for Chicago!

Glassdoor hiring for big Fulton Market 

office Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel drops by Glassdoor 

Glassdoor Reviews

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  • Featured Review

    Helpful (26)

    "I found my dream job helping others find theirs"

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Mill Valley, CA
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Mill Valley, CA
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time (More than 3 years)


    Glassdoor is a great place for career growth, making friends, and experiencing new foods. I love our dog friendly office. It's so fun! We're also right beside the ocean which is just beautiful. One of my favorite parts about Glassdoor is our employer's emphasis on employee wellness and work life balance. Unlimited PTO allows me to take sick days without stress and the freedom to work my own hours lets me schedule my day how I like it. We also have a personal trainer on-site 3 days a week. I'm obsessed with her class. But my favorite part about working for Glassdoor is I enjoy showing up to work every day. Although I have the option to work from home some days if I like (I have a long commute), I love coming to the office because my co-workers are my friends. We also have standing desks: major plus. I love you Glassdoor!


    I make below market pay, but for me, a job is SO MUCH MORE THAN SALARY. I love my job which is worth more than any amount of money. Don't get me wrong, I still make good money, I just could be making even more. Glassdoor pays decent :)

    Advice to Management

    I can't speak for other people so I don't have much to say. I really like the management style. The freedom I'm given means everything to me and I feel it makes me better at my job.

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Glassdoor Interviews



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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mill Valley, CA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Glassdoor (Mill Valley, CA).


    1 HR interview, 2 Technical Phone Interview. After that you will be called for onsite interview in mill valley office. 5 technical rounds(including one with product manger or director). Those are fun.
    Interview process was really fast. Fastest than any other tech company.

    Interview Questions

    • All the questions were normal, as you will expect in any other tech company. Be prepared for Multithreading questions, Caching, some UI questions.   Answer Question
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Glassdoor Awards & Accolades

  • Mobile Recruitment Awards, Web Based Recruitment, 2015
  • Best Place to Work, North Bay Business Journal, 2015
  • Best Place to Work, North Bay Business Journal, 2014
  • Innovative HR & Recruiting Solutions Award, Bersin by Deloitte, 2013
  • Best Social Media Site for Recruiting Employees,, 2013
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