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The "Hygge" of the Happiest Employees

Ryan Scott | Posted 02.09.2017 | Impact
Ryan Scott

With all of the tumult in the air, everyone could use a big dose of hygge right about now. Clear your mind and picture this: cashmere socks and a ...

10 companies prioritize gender equality in the workforce

Charu Sharma | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women
Charu Sharma

Senator Scott Wiener kicked off The 2017 Gender Equality Challenge Forum this past Friday at the Gap Inc HQ in San Francisco. The Department on the St...

Glassdoor Offers Transparent Company Reviews

John P. David | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
John P. David

The site has quickly built strong online authority. A search for nearly any company with the word "jobs" next to it will likely find the company's Glassdoor listing on the first or second page of search results. In some instances, the Glassdoor listing hits above the company site.

Would You Get 3 Out of 5 Stars?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

What if everyone who interacted with you had the opportunity to rate your performance? Guess what? They already do.

Woman Up: Make Equal Pay Laws Obsolete

Todd Calongne | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Todd Calongne

It is all on you, ladies. It's your obligation to only work at places that treat people well. It's also on you to take to social media, or, to say, "they treat people poorly." This is the glass ceiling to break, however, it's also on all of us to listen and withhold support and dollars from these companies.

What's the Real-World Impact of Research at Glassdoor?

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

I was asked to help architect a think-tank-style research group from scratch. Our mission: Transform Glassdoor's amazing database of salaries, company reviews, and job postings into simple, compelling research about hiring, wages, and the impact of transparency and company culture on our everyday lives and finances.

Hillary Clinton: ‘There’s No Discount For Being A Woman, So Why Should We Be Paid Less?'

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women

Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton outlined her plan for closing the pay gap between men and women at a roundtable in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday. T...

10 Reasons You Should Say No to a Job Offer

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.23.2017 | Business
Jonathan Alpert

For many people who are either searching for a job or recruited and subsequently made an offer, the tendency might be to quickly accept it. After all...

Friday's Jobs Report: What's Happening with Hiring?

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

Last month, a weak jobs report dropped a bombshell on financial markets, sending stocks reeling and sparking recession fears throughout the media. Tod...

New Study: The U.S. Lags Behind Europe in Workplace Benefits

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

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 ...

5 Best and Worst Jobs at Walmart

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business

By Morgan Quinn, Contributor Walmart, the largest private employer in the country, has a reputation as a terrible place to work, and is often targete...

3 Ways Salary Transparency Helps Business in Wake of Obama's Effort to Close Pay Gaps

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

Last week, President Obama proposed a new rule that would require companies with more than 100 employees to report salary data by race, gender and eth...

Friday's Jobs Report: Signs of a Labor Market Slowdown?

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 02.02.2017 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

Outside of the labor market, it has been a rocky start to 2016. Disappointing corporate profits, plummeting stocks and weak industrial production all point to an economy that slowed sharply late last year.

These Are the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

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 seekers at a turning point in their careers, which jobs today offer the best prospects?

10 Best and Worst Jobs for Work-Life Balance

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business

By Terence Loose, Contributor In our frenetic and demanding world, achieving work-life balance seems more difficult all the time. And if you're wonde...

4 Trends to Watch in the Big Economic Shift from Wages to Benefits

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

Why are U.S. employers shifting from wages to benefits? There are many plausible theories: tax savings, rising health care costs, competition for key employees, quirks of the business cycle, and more.

Beating the Market Again: Updated Stock Returns for Best Places to Work Companies

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

With the latest release of Glassdoor's 2016 Best Places to Work awards, our economists decided to revisit one of our most popular studies.

3 Reasons Tough Interviews Are Good for You

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 11.06.2016 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

If you can sweat through a tough interview and land the position, you'll likely to be happier in your new job than you would have been in a position that was easy to obtain. Here are three reasons why a more difficult interview process is actually positive for job candidates.

5 Best Websites to Find a High-Paying Job in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business

The single best move a talented, skilled professional can make is to leave a dead-end job in pursuit of a new title and, of course, a higher salary. If you're seeking a higher salary, job-search sites can be a powerful tool to find opportunities and make new connections.

And The Best Job In America Is...

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business

Physician assistant, which got high marks for all three factors in Glassdoor's evaluation, tops the list. At #5, finance manager offers an average annual base salary of $122,865, the highest on the list.

People Really Dig Working In Media

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.11.2014 | Media

Exciting news for anyone considering a career in media: As it turns out, people in the industry really love their jobs. Glassdoor this week release...

The 10 Best Companies To Work For If You Didn't Go To College

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business

If you graduated from high school but didn't go to college, Costco may be the best place to advance your career, according to a new survey from career...

America's Worst Companies to Work For

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich and Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business

Employees can now share their opinions about employers online. As a result, companies face new reputation risks that can affect their customers and sh...

The Best Companies To Work For In 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business

Looking to make a career move in the new year? Before you start thinking about perks and salaries, you may want to consider where employees are actual...

Solving Information Asymmetry: How Today's Companies Are Empowering Consumers and Creating More Efficient Markets

Grace Nasri | Posted 11.09.2013 | Technology
Grace Nasri

Today, a growing number of companies are emerging that shift this asymmetry of information back to balance--arming consumers with the same information that businesses have long had.