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For employers, Glassdoor offers effective recruiting and employer branding solutions via Glassdoor Talent Solutions. We help more than 1,500 employers promote their employer brand to candidates researching them and advertise their jobs to ideal candidates who may not be aware of them. What differentiates Glassdoor from other recruiting channels is the quality of job candidates we deliver and our influence on candidates' decisions as they research jobs and companies. Glassdoor is headquartered in Sausalito, California and was founded by Robert Hohman, Rich Barton and Tim Besse in 2007.

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Summary: Founded by Robert Hohman, Rich Barton and Tim Besse in 2007, before its launch in 2008, Glassdoor was first designed as a website for employment transparency. Company pages on the site enable past and current employees to give feedback about the salary and company ambiance anonymously. Now, Glassdoor also offers an extensive list of jobs to attract more users. On social media, the following is strong, with 138 000 followers on Twitter, 7 492 on YouTube, 9 546 on Instagram and 218 826 on Facebook. Present in 16 different countries, Glassdoor continues to grow as transparency becomes a growing issue for employees and jobseekers.

Design: If you are not signed in, there is a search engine with four panels: jobs, companies, salaries, companies. Some of the other services (like company pages, blog posts) are also promoted on the homepage. For the job search, you have a search engine (keywords and location) but a keyword is required. The offers appear next to one open offer, and display the publication date, logo, location, company name and job title. The offers are standardised, but clear. From the open window, you can browse different panels: job, company, score, salary and benefits. There are additional filters (type of work, publication date, company score, company size, easy application) just under the search engine. In the company listing, the companies appear in a grid, which includes logos, a score and the beginning of a comment. Company pages include useful information like the number of employees or the company revenue. They also include ratings for different aspects of the company, salaries, photos, interview information and comments from past/present employees.

The job board objective: Glassdoor strives for more transparency in the workplace. It also hopes to guide jobseekers in the interview process. The focus is first and foremost of the company and not the job.

Recruiter observations: It’s easy for recruiters to create an account but you must use a professional email address.

Jobseeker observations: To view company ratings and employee comments, you must create an account and leave a review of at least one company.

The job offers: All portals combined, there are currently 376 472 job offers.

Reactivity: You can contact the team through Facebook. They answer quickly.

Special features: The YouTube videos; the jobseeker and employer blog (in a number of languages); the key figures; the timeline; company ratings and feedback; job alerts; the salary ranges (based on the job title).

Verdict: Glassdoor revolutionises the way we think about a job. Instead of considering the tasks, it shifts the focus to the company. The company and salary information can really help jobseekers understand  the company culture, and help recruiters/companies improve the interview process and other aspects of the culture.

Written by Ali Neill

As the job board tester and blog editor for the Jobboard Finder, Ali works on job boards from all around the world and keeps a close eye on the recruitment trends thanks to a number of sources, including the website's social media pages.


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Glassdoor has: - more than 135,000 fans on Facebook - about 50,000 followers on Twitter - more than 12,000 members on Linkedin - more than 10,000 members on Google + We share news and articles on social media. We also make videos, PR, newsletters...

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