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This year was a landmark year for hiring. Despite two major hurricanes and political friction in Washington, D.C., the U.S. economy forged ahead in 2017, adding 1.9 million new jobs (as of November) a…

January Jobs Report: Wage Growth Hits Fastest Pace in Eight Years

February 2, 2018
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Are Wages Keeping Up with Inflation?

January 30, 2018
Inflation and wage growth are two measures economists watch closely and, in theory, are closely linked — as one rises, the other follows. For employers, l…

Friday’s Jobs Report: Searching for Sustained Pay Gains

January 30, 2018
Friday’s January jobs report will provide some clues about the state of the labor market as the economy entered 2018, and how the recent tax bill may be ̵…

Local Pay Reports: Strong January Pay Gains for E-commerce and Health Care Jobs

January 30, 2018
The latest edition of the Glassdoor Local Pay Reports revealed continued slow pay growth for American workers in January, with median base pay for full-time wor…

6 Studies Showing Satisfied Employees Drive Business Results

December 5, 2017
Do companies with more satisfied employees — what we call Best Places to Work — really outperform their peers financially? On the surface, it’s na…

Who’s Hiring AI Talent in America?

November 16, 2017
When it comes to the future of work, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are poised to impact nearly every facet of the workforce in some way. Many stud…

What Type of Company Are We? How “Cultural Agreement” Affects Your Business Performance

November 13, 2017
Getting a company’s culture right is a delicate balance. On one hand, companies would like to create “cultural agreement” — a homogeneous culture to…

Give to Get: A Mechanism to Reduce Bias in Online Reviews

and October 11, 2017
Executive Summary: A common problem with online reviews is polarization bias: There are many extremely positive or negative reviews and few moderate opinions. T…

Data Scientist Personas: What Skills Do They Have and How Much Do They Make?

September 21, 2017
Data scientist is a job in high demand. Boasting a median base salary of $110,000, as well as a job satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, it is no wonder that it …

How Long Does it Take to Hire? Interview Duration in 25 Countries

August 9, 2017
How long does it take to complete the job interview process? In 2015, we published Glassdoor’s first study of “hiring delays” based on hundreds of thousan…
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