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After nine years of steady growth, the nation’s economy charged ahead in 2018. Employers in the United States added 2.27 million new jobs as of November, riding a wave of federal tax cuts that pushe…

New Study: Where Are the Healthiest Job Markets in Europe?

January 5, 2016
Europe’s economic footprint is vast. China’s economy often dominates headlines, but the European Union remains the 800-pound gorilla of the global economy. …

December Jobs Report & A Closer Look at the Shift from Wages to Benefits

January 4, 2016
With a new year upon us, economists are looking ahead to the December jobs report—the final update on the labor market for 2015. With few year-end economic …

3 Ways a Fed Rate Hike Will Impact Job Seekers

December 15, 2015
With the Federal Reserve likely to raise interest rates on Wednesday, many Americans are puzzled over what this move means for jobs, their personal finances, an…

Beating the Market Again: Updated Stock Returns for Best Places to Work Companies

December 8, 2015
With the latest release of Glassdoor’s 2016 Best Places to Work awards, our economists decided to revisit one of our most popular studies, Does Company Cultur…

November Jobs Report: Are Labor Market Gaps Closing?

November 25, 2015
With the Fed likely to raise interest rates at the upcoming December meeting, economists are watching the November jobs report closely. What’s next for the la…

Getting America’s Veterans Back to Work

and November 11, 2015
This week America celebrates military veterans who have served and protected the U.S. These roughly 21.9 million men and women endure tremendous sacrifices for …

Are Growing Benefits Slowing Wage Growth?

November 2, 2015
Wages have been growing slowly for years. Theories abound for why wage growth has flattened, from sidelined workers holding wages down to fears that “secular …

Friday’s Job Report: Should We Watch for a Recession?

November 2, 2015
With two consecutive months of weak job growth and a dismal third-quarter GDP report, a growing number of economists are on the lookout for recession. What’s …

Do Difficult Job Interviews Lead to More Satisfied Workers? Evidence from Glassdoor Reviews

and October 29, 2015
In recent years, tech companies like Google have become famous for difficult job interviews, and companies of all sizes and across many industries use challengi…

What is the Causal Link Between Employee Satisfaction and Company Performance?

October 23, 2015
A growing number of studies find a positive link between employee satisfaction and the financial performance of companies. Two examples are Glassdoor’s report…