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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 reflected on Glassdoor can help predict a great…

Wage Growth Surges Ahead in October Jobs Report

November 2, 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…

Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Trends in Wage Growth and Inequality Across Jobs

October 30, 2018
Key Findings In recent years, real wages have started to pick up. But they’ve grown unevenly across jobs — sparking a rise in inequality for some occupa…

The Rise of Bitcoin & Blockchain: A Growing Demand for Talent

October 18, 2018
Key Findings As Bitcoin has captured the public interest over the past year, companies have rapidly invested in hiring for roles related to Bitcoin and blockcha…

The Future of Solar Energy Jobs: Bright or Mostly Overcast?

September 21, 2018
Key Findings: Solar energy jobs are expected to grow rapidly over the next decade. However, there is little evidence of a solar hiring boom today — a sign…

Does a Lower Minimum Wage for Tip-Earning Workers Affect Total Pay?

August 30, 2018
Key Findings Tips are a vital source of income for workers in the food services industry.  In most states, tipped workers — like those in food services &…

The State of News Media Jobs Today: Which Roles Are Most In Demand and What Do They Pay

August 29, 2018
Key Findings: The most in-demand role news media companies are hiring for today is account executive, a sales role. This indicates the high demand for talent wh…

Landing a Non-Tech Job in Tech: Who’s Hiring Today?

July 19, 2018
Technology companies are well-regarded as having highly desirable workplaces, with the tech industry often the most represented industry on Glassdoor’s annual…

Glassdoor’s Annual Gender Pay Checkup for 2018

July 18, 2018
In an effort to continue our commitment to workplace transparency and pay equity, we’ve conducted our third annual audit of Glassdoor’s own employee compens…

Employee Retention and Estimated Recruiting Cost Savings Calculator

June 19, 2018
This calculator estimates average cost savings that your company could expect from better employee retention by hiring informed candidates on Glassdoor. …

Metro Movers: Where Are Americans Moving for Jobs, And Is It Worth It?

May 18, 2018
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? …