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When it comes to being satisfied at work, having the ability to advance your career is a key component. From previous research, we know that having access to career momentum opportunities in the workp…

New Research: The Formula for Being a Great CEO

August 24, 2016
There’s no shortage of books, articles and studies offering advice on how to become a great corporate leader. However, many of them beg the question: How do y…

What Makes a Great CEO?

and August 24, 2016
What factors predict high CEO approval? This study provides a new statistical analysis of Glassdoor CEO approval ratings, a unique measure of CEO quality from t…

New Academic Research with Glassdoor Data

August 4, 2016
As the research arm of Glassdoor, one of our goals is to help open up our amazing database of crowd-sourced salaries, company reviews and job postings to academ…

Using Big Data to Improve Candidate Experience

August 2, 2016
Today we are happy to announce Glassdoor’s Candidates’ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Interview in 2016. Based on candidate feedback shared on …

How Friday’s Jobs Report Impacts the Election

July 30, 2016
It’s an election year and pollsters are reading the tea leaves for signs of strength or weakness in the economy. American voters will enjoy four more monthly …

Why Is Hiring So Hard for Employers Right Now?

July 26, 2016
It’s an extraordinary labor market with entirely ordinary causes. Something is up in the labor market. Across the country CEOs and HR professionals keep telli…

Booming Job Growth in June, Wages Up 2.6 Percent

July 8, 2016
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…

How We Analyzed the Gender Pay Gap at Glassdoor

June 14, 2016
At Glassdoor, pay transparency is something we believe helps both job seekers and employers alike. In an attempt to put that belief into practice, today we rele…

How 50+ Benefits Correlate with Employee Satisfaction

and June 10, 2016
Recently, Glassdoor Economic Research explored the best industries for benefits and which benefits drive employee satisfaction. In both studies, we restricted t…

Slow Job Growth in May, But Unemployment Down to 4.7 Percent

June 3, 2016
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…