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Moving for a job is a big decision. Where are job seekers in the United States applying to jobs in 2018? And what makes them more likely to move to a new city?   With rich data on the job search proc…

Economy Runs Hot in May: Jobs Report

June 1, 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…

Friday’s Jobs Report: A Tale of Two Industries

May 29, 2018
Last month the economy delivered more good news for job seekers, with unemployment hitting the lowest level since 2000 and employers adding a healthy 164,000 ne…

Local Pay Reports: Pay Ticks Up 1.3 Percent for U.S. Workers in May

May 29, 2018
With the nation’s unemployment rate plummeting to an 18-year low of 3.9 percent last month, average wage gains may finally be on the way up for American worke…

Are Highly Mobile Tech Workers Making Cities More Unequal?

May 18, 2018
What drives Americans to move cross-country for work and where are they going? A new study out today from the Glassdoor Economic Research team reveals, for the …

Do People Drive Profit? Glassdoor Ratings Linked to Company Performance in the United Kingdom

March 28, 2018
For generations, economists have told a simple story about how companies work like a juice machine. They combine ingredients – people, buildings and software …

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…

What’s Ahead for Jobs? Five Disruptions to Watch in 2018

December 20, 2017
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…

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…
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