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5 Ways to Make a Good First Impression at a Job Interview

After weeks of applying for jobs and networking with recruiters, you’ve finally secured a job interview! Congrats! However, not only is this the thought of an interview a little scary, but also you’re worried about making a memorable first impression. As you prepare for your next...

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6 Ways to Manage a Micromanager

Countless companies have them: super controlling bosses who spend their time micromanaging.  It’s demoralizing, to say the least, if you are unfortunate enough to work for one. However, there’s hope. There are easy ways to manage your micromanager short of quitting. “Fundamentall...

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White House Touts Glassdoor Job Explorer in New Jobs Report

Vice President Joe Biden today issued a new report called Ready to Work: Job Driven Training and American Opportunity, designed to help Americans get hired and improve the skills they need to help their careers. The report recognizes Glassdoor and its new interactive job search mapping too...

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VIDEO: Glassdoor Job Explorer Helps Americans Map Out Their Next Career Move

Are you trying to figure out where you AND your partner have the best opportunity for landing a job? Or perhaps you are trying to figure out what other jobs you would be qualified for based on your skills? Try Glassdoor Job Explorer, a new interactive mapping tool to help answer those ques...

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Glassdoor Debuts Job Explorer, New Interactive Job Search Mapping Tool

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly 10 million unemployed Americans yet there are nearly 5 million job openings in the U.S.  To help bridge the gap between those looking for work and those with jobs available, Glassdoor, the leading jobs and career community, tod...

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The 10 Worst Questions to Ask During An Interview

You’re sitting in an interview, and the hiring manager is about to wrap everything up. Just when you think you’re free to leave, the hiring manager asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” You’re speechless. In an effort to think on your feet, you blurt out, “How much...

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More Than 1 in 4 UK Employees Fear Losing Their Job; Glassdoor UK Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2014)

Twenty nine percent of UK employees are concerned about being made redundant, an increase of eight percentage points, while 36% are concerned about their colleagues being affected by redundancies, up one percentage point, respectively, since Q1. These are the findings of the Glassdoor UK ...

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Vice President Joe Biden Touts Glassdoor at National Governors Association

Vice President Joe Biden spread the word about Glassdoor at the National Governors Association summer meeting, discussing how technology can bridge the gap to help Americans find the right jobs and get back to work. Biden explained how job seekers can easily use Glassdoor for job listin...

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8 Ways to Advance Your Career in a New City

Whether you crave the palm trees of Silicon Valley's San Jose, or the earthy richness of the Midwest's Oklahoma City, you can take the steps to transition your career, and your life to a new city. Recently, Glassdoor published an Employment Satisfaction Report Card by City, and the list is...

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5 Things Not To Say During An Interview

Everyone knows how to act on a job interview right? Think again. Even seasoned professionals make mistakes during in-person interviews.  Coming to an interview late or ill prepared are two obvious show stoppers, but even seemingly innocent comments can hurt your chances of landing the job...