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What makes employees around the world satisfied at work? In past research, we’ve looked at which aspects of work matter for employee satisfaction in the U.S. on Glassdoor. But do employees in other …

BLS Report: Labor Market Rebounds with 224,000 Jobs Added in June, Wage Growth Disappoints

July 5, 2019
The latest jobs numbers are out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. What do they mean for job seekers, employers and investors? Here’s a quick take from Glas…

Job Market Report: U.S. Job Openings Rise 1.4 Percent in June, Pay Up 1.7 Percent

July 2, 2019
The U.S. labor market continued its sluggish performance in June, offering little relief after a disappointing jobs report in May. Glassdoor’s latest Job Mark…

Fireworks Are Unlikely In the June Jobs Report

July 2, 2019
On Friday, we’ll get the latest update on the U.S. job market from the federal government. After a disappointing May report, where employers added only 75,000…

Defining Workplace Culture: Glassdoor & MIT Sloan Management Review Launch Culture 500

June 25, 2019
Company culture is an increasingly important priority for both job seekers and business leaders.  Though evidence grows for the business benefits of strong cul…

Which Factors Predict a Great CEO?

June 18, 2019
As Glassdoor announces our seventh annual Top CEOs awards across five countries, we had one question: What aspects of a company’s workplace culture as reflect…

BLS Report: Job Growth Slows to 75,000 as Wage Growth Dips to 3.1 Percent

June 7, 2019
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 Senior Ec…

Job Market Report: U.S. Job Openings Rise 1.2 Percent in May, Pay Up 2.0 Percent

June 4, 2019
After a slow start this year, hiring on Glassdoor rebounded sharply in May. The number of unique U.S. job postings rose by 1.2 percent from the same time a year…

The Rise of Mobile Devices in Job Search: Challenges and Opportunities for Employers

June 3, 2019
People are increasingly using their phones for everyday tasks, including looking for jobs. In this study, the Rise of Mobile Devices in Job Search, we use Glass…

Hiring Like It’s 1969: Unemployment Hits 50-Year Low, Economy Adds 263,000 Jobs

and May 3, 2019
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…

Job Market Report: Job Opening Growth Flat at -0.4 Percent, Pay Growth Stable at 1.4 Percent in April

April 30, 2019
Following a weak start to the year, job opening growth is flat compared to April 2018, while wage growth has stabilized. The softness in growth for both job ope…