A new survey says more employees are scarfing down a sandwich rather than leisurely dining on dim sum. “Take Back the Lunch Break” from Tork says 27 percent of the 1,600 survey participants don’t take a lunch break each workday. “If you think about athletes, there’s halftime for a reason, right? Because halfway through any endeavor, […]
Walmart’s Annual Shareholders Week was held in Northwest Arkansas this year. On May 30, it was announced that the country’s largest private employer is launching it’s first-ever employer branding campaign. The most attractive part of this campaign is the message of making college affordable. The campaign has proposed that Walmart will sponsor the college education […]
The number of reviews online, both for products and employment, are on the rise. Researchers claim that, while online shopping, for example, people are most likely to trust negative reviews as compared to the positive ones – even if the negative reviews come from untrustworthy sources or are biased in nature. This is also why […]
Workplace happiness is about more than just having sushi and getting massages; it’s about how a boss treats the people who work for them.
Facebook was long considered to be a great place to work. It was up there with Apple and Google. Unfortunately, the backlash against Facebook for privacy concerns, the spreading of fake news, how people are using social media, and Russian advertising means that morale at Facebook is dropping. Much like other companies, Facebook regularly […]
Indeed has announced expansion plans in Austin that includes the creation of as many as 3,000 new jobs over the next several years, positioning it to be amongst the largest tech employers in the city. “We are committed to growing in Austin, a city that is a proven tech hub with excellent access to talent […]
Of millennials, 71% said this was “extremely important”, compared to 55% of baby boomers. Even then, a clear majority of boomers agree that this is essential information.
Glassdoor, the world’s most popular place for online employee reviews, and Indeed (the second most popular) are now owned by the same company. So what now? We explore how this arranged marriage will impact employment branding initiatives now and into the future. Seats are limited, so save your spot today!
Fairygodboss, a New York, NY-based career community for women, has raised $3 million in VC funding. If the company is new to you, think of them as Glassdoor-for-women. The round was led by GSV Acceleration. GSV’s Deborah Quazzo is joining the board, in conjunction with the funding. The company plans to use the funds to build […]
Glassdoor announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. for $1.2 billion in an all-cash transaction. Glassdoor is a leading job and recruiting company well known for providing greater workplace transparency. Recruit Holdings, a leading Japanese-based HR company, plans to operate Glassdoor as a distinct and separate part of […]