• Facebook, Google, Apple And Rackspace Rated Best Places To Work in 2012

    Facebook, Google, Apple And Rackspace Rated Best Places To Work in 2012

    Glassdoor, a jobs and career community where employees can anonymously rate companies and CEOs, has just released its fourth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, listing the top 50 “Best Places to Work,” based on surveys collected from U.S. employees in 2011. The top five Best Places to Work, according to employees, are: Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, Facebook… Read More

  • Glassdoor Puts Numbers on Our Schizophrenic Job Market

    Glassdooris reporting an Employment Confidence Survey today that shows robust and increasing confidence in the job market– never mind most of the nation remains gripped in 9% unemployment with only a little hope of things getting better. 40% of respondents expect their company’s outlook to improve in the next six months and just 17% are concerned about a possible layoff, down… Read More

  • How Are M&M's Made? – And Other Weird Interview Questions From 2010, a venture-backed online career and workplace community, has self-reportedly culled through tens of thousands interview questions that job seekers have shared on the site in 2010, and selected a number of weird ones. Some of them are pretty bizarre, some are downright hilarious. Read More

  • Glassdoor's List of Naughty (Mark Hurd) and Nice (Mark Zuckerberg) CEOs (TCTV) is a site where employees can honestly say how they feel about their employers. The promise is it helps people make more informed job decisions. But even if the company never pulls that off, I’m glad it exists to give business voyeurs like me a window into the companies that put on such a brave PR face. Enter this year’s list of naughty and nice CEOs and best companies… Read More

  • Mark Hurd Had The Lowest Employee Approval Rating (34%) Of Any Major Tech CEO

    Mark Hurd Had The Lowest Employee Approval Rating (34%) Of Any Major Tech CEO

    Softcore-porn-actress-turned-marketing-consultant Jodie Fisher wasn’t the only person who failed to be enamored by HP CEO Mark Hurd, who was forced to resign as a result of an investigation into his relationship with Ms. Fisher. According to Glassdoor, a site where employees can anonymously rate companies and CEOs, Hurd had the lowest employee approval rating of any major tech CEO. Only… Read More

  • "What Was Your Best MacGyver Moment" And Other Top Oddball Interview Questions

    Google and Microsoft are famous for asking brainteasers during employment interviews to see how candidates think on their feet. But they are not the only companies who ask oddball questions. Glassdoor, the anonymous employee review site, collects these questions from interviewees and just posted a list of the 25 oddest questions from last year. Most of them tend to be math problems… Read More

  • Survey Says: Workers Are More Worried About Their Colleagues Being Laid Off Than Themselves

    When it comes to layoffs, the light always seems darker over your co-worker’s cubicle. A new employee confidence survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of company/job review site shows that 26 percent of respondents are concerned about being out of work in the next six months. That is up from 21 percent in the last quarter. But when asked about their colleagues… Read More

  • Vanno's Watchdog Index Keeps Companies Honest With ReputationCheck

    Social evaluation platform Vanno launched a widget application of its real-time company reputation index called ReputationCheck. Vanno’s platform allows customers and others to share stories about their personal experiences with a particular company, submit news articles they’ve read about companies, fill out surveys and comment on companies. Vanno then quantifies this dialogue… Read More

  • Glassdoor Raises Another $6.5 Million For Company And Salary Review Community

    Glassdoor has added another $6,5 Million to its war chest, thanks to a Series B funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Jim White, managing director of the venture firm will assume a seat on the company’s board of directors. Glassdoor enables anyone to find and share real-time reviews, ratings and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers, free of charge and anonymously. Read More

  • At Glassdoor, Find Out How Much People Really Make At Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, And Everywhere Else.

    The idea behind Glassdoor is simple: You tell me your salary, and I’ll tell you mine. The stealth startup, which raised $3 million from Benchmark Capital last March, just went live. The site collects company reviews and real salaries from employees of large companies and displays them anonymously for all members to see. (The startup plans to make money from ads targeted at job… Read More