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  • Best Employer In America Is ...

    Best Employer In America Is ...

    For all the high-profile woes Facebook has encountered in recent months because of its botched $16 billion stock offering last spring and complaints by users about privacy, the social-media powerhouse remains an attractive company to work for. In fact, Facebook Inc. topped the latest list of best employers,... Continue Reading

  • Top Request On Workers' 2012 Christmas List: More Money, Please

    Top Request On Workers' 2012 Christmas List: More Money, Please

    What do American workers want for Christmas this year? Glassdoor knows. On Friday, the online "jobs and career community" published the results of a new Harris Interactive-commissioned survey, asking American workers what they want most from employers this holiday season. Unsurprisingly, "cash" tops the list.... Continue Reading

  • Has Job Hunting Become Your Hobby?

    Has Job Hunting Become Your Hobby?

    If you are job hunting during the workday, you are not alone. According to a new survey by Right Management, a whopping 86 percent of workers said that they plan to actively seek a new position in 2013, up slightly from 84 percent in 2011. Yet statistics show turnover is actually slowing down, and people are... Continue Reading

  • 9 Jobs For Creative People

    9 Jobs For Creative People

    By Glassdoor and AOL Jobs Ever since you were allotted a blob of Play-Doh to build anything your kid-size imagination could come up with, you've always had a bit of a creative side. But even if you can't commit to the lifestyle of a starving artist or don't see yourself as becoming the next Brad Pitt, there... Continue Reading

  • Think Working In Travel Industry Is Glamorous? Read This

    Think Working In Travel Industry Is Glamorous? Read This

    Dreaming of working for an airline or on a cruise ship? Choose your employer carefully, or else you may find yourself miserable. Glassdoor compiled anonymous employee ratings to create its latest Travel Industry Report Card, the career site's rankings of the best and worst employers in the industry. The... Continue Reading

  • Nearly 1 Out Of 2 Workers Expect Pay Raise In 2012, Survey Finds

    Nearly 1 Out Of 2 Workers Expect Pay Raise In 2012, Survey Finds

    One thing many U.S. workers were conditioned to accept during the recent recession was stagnant wages. But with the economy rebounding, more workers than not say they expect a raise this year, according to a new survey by Glassdoor.com. And they might not be deluded. Earlier this year, another survey... Continue Reading

  • Employees Rank CEOs And Some Grades Fall [Infographic]

    Employees Rank CEOs And Some Grades Fall [Infographic]

    Think your company has a great leader in charge? Well, plenty of folks at the nation's largest employers believe that -- even when the CEOs have been engulfed in controversy, according to the results of a new employee survey by career website Glassdoor. Employee reviews give Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO... Continue Reading

  • Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

    Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

    By John Sumser Job Hunting for Veterans is very different than it is for civilians. Veterans face misunderstanding and suspicion in their search for work. Translating military experience into something a civilian boss can understand is a unique challenge. The United States Military is a land unto itself.... Continue Reading

  • Glassdoor Launches Social Network, But Can It Beat LinkedIn?

    Glassdoor Launches Social Network, But Can It Beat LinkedIn?

    The Internet is a powerful streamliner. But job-hunting, as millions of unemployed Americans know, is still an inelegant online experience, with separate sites for job searching, company reviews, and professional networking. But Glassdoor has its eyes on the prize: a one-stop shop for all your job-seeking... Continue Reading

  • Survey: Employee Confidence Rises As Economy Slowly Revives

    Survey: Employee Confidence Rises As Economy Slowly Revives

    The nation's labor market continues to make incremental progress and that improvement has boosted optimism among Americans about their jobs and finding new employment, a new survey shows. In the final three months of 2011, 41 percent of employees said it is "likely" that they would be able to find a job... Continue Reading

  • 11 Of The Oddest Interview Questions Of 2011

    11 Of The Oddest Interview Questions Of 2011

    Perhaps the most anxiety-producing part of any job application process is the interview. In part, that's because job seekers have little way of knowing just what kinds of questions interviewers will be asking. Further, today's savvy employers have moved beyond the archetypal "Tell me where you see yourself... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Companies For Employee Lunches

    Top 10 Companies For Employee Lunches

    There's no such thing as a free lunch. That might be a basic business tenet, but more and more companies in recent years have discovered that free lunch can be good business. Glassdoor scanned through 375,000 company reviews and dug up the 10 firms that best feed their employees, which AOL Jobs has listed... Continue Reading

  • 10 Weirdest Intern Interview Questions

    10 Weirdest Intern Interview Questions

    Summer interns may be packing their bags right now, but fall internship season is nigh. College students across the country will be competing in the next few weeks for the paid and unpaid experiences that might shape their careers. And how do companies pick from their growing pool of applicants? Often by... Continue Reading

  • Top 20 Most Difficult Companies for Interviews

    Top 20 Most Difficult Companies for Interviews

    You might think companies that are the most popular to work for, like Google, Amazon, Apple and Disney, would put job seekers through the most rigorous interview process, but not so, according to recently released research. It's the lower-profile, highly specialized niche firms that are the most difficult to... Continue Reading

  • Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

    Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

    Our fathers would have laughed at the concept of work-life balance, but the days of 70-hour work weeks are so 1990s. Now, companies realize that employees burn out quickly if their lives are consumed by their jobs, and a well-rounded worker is a happy worker. In an effort to recognize companies that really get... Continue Reading

  • Women are Less Confident About Employment

    Women are Less Confident About Employment

    Overall, the confidence and optimism of the American worker is on the rise, partially thanks to positive reports for unemployment and jobless claims. But there is a curious, marked difference between the way men and women feel about their prospects. Men are considerably more optimistic, while more women... Continue Reading

  • Hot Job Site: Glassdoor

    Hot Job Site: Glassdoor

    Have you ever wondered what it's really like to work for a particular company? Are you curious about what present and past employees say about the organization? If you want to research a company and go past the information written in the annual report, Glassdoor.com is a great resource. AOL Jobs recently... Continue Reading