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Economy Bounces Back with 261,000 New Jobs in October

November 3, 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…

Friday’s Jobs Report: Looking for Hurricane Impact

October 3, 2017
With recent devastation from hurricanes across the South, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, economists have been reading the tea leaves for broader economic i…

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 …

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…

Trump’s First 100 Days: Impact on Jobs and the Economy

April 25, 2017
Presidents are often judged by their first 100 days in office. While most analyses focus on bills and executive orders signed, our economists asked a different …

What’s the Value of America’s Unfilled Jobs?

February 9, 2017
Today, the U.S. has millions of job openings. Each one represents an opportunity for job seekers. But it also represents money left on the table – a foregone …

Looking Ahead: 5 Jobs Trends to Watch in 2017

December 15, 2016
America’s labor market in 2016 was one of the healthiest in a generation, with rising pay, record numbers of unfilled jobs and historically low unemployment. …

These are the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016

January 19, 2016
With the New Year underway, searching for a new job is on the minds of many workers—something the average job seeker will do 11.7 times by age 48. For job see…

Where is the Best Country in Europe to Get a Job? New Report from Glassdoor Economic Research

January 5, 2016
It is easier to get a job in some European countries than others, and Estonia, Norway and the UK lead the way when it comes to job prospects due to a host of ec…

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