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10 Coolest Offices in Canada

Like a workspace that will give you a little inspiration? Stir your creative juices? Boost your energy? Give you bragging rights among your friends? Check out these 10 cool office spaces shared on Glassdoor from across Canada. Does your office have a great design? Exciting amenities? Ta...

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7 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview

Ruining a job interview is a nightmare for many job seekers. Whether it’s the fear of forgetting a detail on their resume or arriving late to the interview, job interviews can cause a lot of anxiety. Regardless of how much you prepare for a job interview, there are a number of mistake...

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3 Ways To Make Facebook Your Friend During Your Job Search

For some, Facebook is a natural extension of your career and personal brand, adding value to your story. For others, Facebook is a locked-down arsenal used solely to swap pictures and personal updates with your innermost circle. For careerists who have chosen the second option, you may ...

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How I Got My Job: Glassdoor’s Android App

Glassdoor is excited to announce we’ve brought our popular Job Feed feature to Android. Because of this, today’s How I Got My Job post is special, featuring Glassdoor members who have found their jobs using Glassdoor’s Android app. The ability to search and find jobs on your mobile d...

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The Gender Pay Gap Revealed in Tech; Glassdoor Report

Within the tech industry this year, several companies from Amazon to Facebook to Twitter have publicly released their workforce diversity demographics. In the spirit of promoting transparency and equality within the workplace, Glassdoor turned to its salary and company ratings database...

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UK Women Fearful Of Asking About Maternity Benefits

Maternity leave and maternity benefits are a bit of a touchy subject in the UK, it would seem. For many women, there are certain aspects of the employment package they would not feel comfortable discussing with potential employers. In fact, according to our latest research findings, almost...

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Glassdoor Recruiter Insights: 5 Ways to Prepare For A Phone Screen

First impressions are everything when it comes to any business you are conducting. This should be no different when scheduling a call with a recruiter, regardless of the organization or opportunity. If you have a call coming up to speak to a recruiter, it makes sense to be as prepared as ...

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How to Explain Your Flaws During a Job Interview

Not every job candidate is perfect. The reality is, nearly every professional has had an experience where they made a mistake or missed a deadline. Instead of allowing these flaws to ruin your interview, it’s important to explain how you’ve improved as a professional and what you le...

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5 Ways to Negotiate What You Want For Your Career

We all invest a lot into our working lives – our time, ambitions, friendships and emotions. That’s why if you’re feeling frustrated about something – lack of pay, responsibility, challenge, recognition (all of the above) – it can really eat away at you. Work-related stress i...

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Glassdoor Employee Spotlight: Mike Abell, Senior Web Developer

Our employees are what truly make Glassdoor a fun, challenging and unique place to work. We have some pretty amazing people with many backgrounds and different personalities who have a real passion for what they do. So, we thought what better way to show what working at Glassdoor is like t...