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Which Countries in Europe Have the Best Gender Equality in the Workplace?

May 17, 2016
Despite progress that has been made with more women entering the workplace, a gender gap in employment still persists across Europe and in the U.S., according t…

New Study: Where Are Europe’s Highest Living Standards?

April 27, 2016
Compensation matters. But a larger paycheck isn’t always better for workers. What matters is “purchasing power”—the ability of that paycheck to afford a…

Which Countries in Europe Offer the Best Standard of Living?

April 27, 2016
Where in Europe can you earn the highest wages and in which countries does your money stretch the furthest? Average wages vary considerably from one European co…

New Study: The Most Generous European Countries for Workplace Benefits

February 17, 2016
In many ways, Europe is an experimental laboratory for workplace policies. What can we learn from Europe’s vast experience about what works -and what doesn…

What’s Next for the UK Minimum Wage Increase?

September 30, 2015
The minimum wage has long been controversial. Next month, workers in the UK will be the latest to join the debate. On 1 October, all four tiers of the UK’s mi…

Why Is Hiring Taking Longer? New Insights from Glassdoor Data

June 18, 2015
The time required for hiring processes has grown dramatically in recent years, both in the U.S. and internationally. What factors are driving this trend? Whic…

Job Seekers Are Facing Longer Hiring Times

June 18, 2015
It’s not just your imagination. It really is taking longer to get though the job interview process in recent years. That’s the conclusion of a new research …