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Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs You Can Do From Home

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 10:50 am

A full 98 percent of remote workers self-report that working from home enhances their productivity. Meanwhile, one study has found that only seven percent of workers function best in a typical nine-to-five office environment. And workers are responding to the facts: Nearly two thirds of…

Tips & How To’s

Reminder: The Best Time to Network Is When You Don’t Need To

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 10:50 am

The job application hosting site Lever.co recently posted a few statistics on job placements: Pulling from 15 thousand different jobs and the 1.5 million applicants who wanted them, Lever found that only one out of 150 people got the job by directly applying. The same…

Lifestyle

2 in 3 Employees Work While on Vacation, Which Is Terrible

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Have you ever sat down to think over what the concept of taking a vacation means? Apparently, two out of every three employees have not, since that’s the number that opt to continue working while on vacation. The stat comes from job search site…

Programming education

Five Ways to Land a Programming Job Without a Degree

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Bill Gates didn’t need one – and neither do you. More so than any other profession, the software industry hones in on what you can do rather than what degree you have. Generally, graduates do have an advantage – but it’s no substitute for…

Tips & How To’s

How to Handle Negative Company Reviews on Glassdoor

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

How can you get the dirt on a company before you get hired? And how can you hurt the reputation of a company that fired you? These two questions get to the heart of what makes the website Glassdoor so dangerous. If you’re under…

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Reports & Rankings

The 15 Best Cities for Job Hunters

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 8:00 am

For those on the job market, finding the right position can be hard enough. But for candidates getting back into the job market, it can be hard to figure out the right moves to take to ensure employment in your dream industry. However, even…

Reports & Rankings

Are You Receiving a Fair Salary for Your Role?

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Transparency is important in any company. Employees tend to be more trustful of employers who they feel are being open and honest with them. That being said, if you are being transparent internally with things like salary, you better make sure you’re paying people…

Reports & Rankings

These are the 20 Best Cities in the U.S. Where You Can Find a Job Right Now

By | Jul 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm

According to the most recent data from the United States Bureau of Labors Statistics (as recent as June of this year), the unemployment rate currently stands at 5.3 percent. That’s a far improvement from numbers during the 2007-2009 Great Recession, during which the country’s…

Reports & Rankings

Nearly 30% Pay Gap Between Male and Female Computer Programmers

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 9:14 am

We recently reported on the best cities in the US for women in tech; DC came out on top due to a number of factors, including the fact that it has the narrowest pay gap between men and women in the country. If you’re unaware…

Reports & Rankings

Glassdoor’s Top Jobs of 2016: Data Scientists Are on Top

By | Jan 25, 2016 at 9:00 am

Do you think you have one of the best jobs in the world? I sincerely hope that you do, but you probably don’t. What does it mean to have the “best job in the world?” Of course any list that claims to show the…

Jobs

How the Largest Tech Companies Hire Candidates

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 9:10 am

Have you ever wondered what it was like to get your foot in the door of one of the largest tech companies? Glassdoor, a site that hosts both job listings and information about the company you are applying to, is a treasure trove of…

Reports & Rankings

Airbnb, Hubspot, Facebook Among Best Places to Work

By | Dec 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

In its annual ranking of “Best Places to Work” – which was just released – Glassdoor ranks companies like Airbnb, Guidewire, Hubspot, and Facebook among this year’s best companies to work for. The ranking is compiled using ratings and reviews provided by Glassdoor users…

Reports & Rankings

Glassdoor’s 25 Best Jobs in America: Tech is King

By | Jan 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm

It’s still technically January, so there’s no reason we can’t continue to make exclamations about “how great of a year it’s going to be” or whisper affirmations of “new year, new you” to ourselves. As part of the new year, people all across the…

Business

Make Better Social Recruiting Decisions With Glassdoor

By | Apr 5, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Social media is changing the way employers fill job openings. According to a recent survey, 52 percent of job seekers use Facebook to look for a job, 38 percent use LinkedIn, and 34 percent use Twitter. While these numbers highlight the importance of social…