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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…

What to Watch in Friday’s Jobs Report

December 5, 2017
Following a dismal September jobs report — with just 18,000 new jobs created, the weakest in seven years — the labor market roared back life in Octo…

A Jobs Rebound? What to Watch in Friday’s Jobs Report

October 31, 2017
The American economy lost jobs last month for the first time in seven years, in the wake of storm devastation from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. That ended a rema…

The Sweet Spot: Jobs With High Pay and Rapid Growth

May 22, 2017
In the monthly Glassdoor Local Pay Reports, we examine pay growth trends for 60 different jobs across 10 major metros and the United States. But what’s the co…

BLS: 211,000 Jobs Added in April, Unemployment Rate Down to 4.4 Percent

May 5, 2017
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…

After Trump’s 100 Days: What to Watch for in Friday’s Jobs Report

May 2, 2017
On Friday, Americans will get the final jobs report of President Trump’s first 100 days in office. What do our economists expect to see? 168,000 new jobs adde…

Glassdoor Local Pay Reports Methodology

and December 29, 2016
Glassdoor’s Local Pay Reports are designed to provide a real-time overview of trends in median base pay for full-time U.S. workers nationally and in metro are…

The Data Behind Great Leaders

October 5, 2016
Presentation by Glassdoor’s Chief Economist Dr. Andrew Chamberlain at the 2016 Glassdoor Summit on September 14th, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

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…
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