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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…

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…

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…

Glassdoor’s Annual 2017 Gender Pay Analysis Checkup

July 28, 2017
We believe pay transparency is something that helps job seekers and employers alike. As part of Glassdoor’s continuing effort to put that belief into practice…

Beyond Silicon Valley: Tech Jobs Spreading Out of Tech Hubs

July 26, 2017
A decade ago, most tech jobs were concentrated in the “tech” industry. Today, every company is trying to transform itself into a tech company, and roles rel…