Category: Glassdoor

What It’s Really Like to Work for Elon Musk

All eyes are on Elon Musk. The billionaire SpaceX and Tesla mogul has gone from commended CEO and thought leader to one of the most controversial news topics of late. Musk recently came under fire for his involvement in the Thailand cave rescue. Musk’s attempt to aid the recovery of […]

More Than Just a Fad: Why Great Leadership Is Always In Style at Nordstrom

It’s not easy to be in retail these days. An increasing preference for online purchases over in-person shopping, high-quality goods over mass-produced products and a custom-tailored experience over an impersonal one have required many brands to rethink their strategy completely, many of them shuttering hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores in the […]

24 Quick Tips That Will Improve Your Writing

Every day, we write college papers, blog posts, work documents, emails and social media updates. Our writing represents who we are personally and professionally, so it’s worth it to hone your skills. Here are twenty-five tips to help you communicate better in text. How to Get Started 1. Set Writing Goals […]

How Job Seekers With Disabilities Can Improve Their Job Prospects

Looking for a new job can be a frustrating process for anyone. First, there are the hours spent sifting through listings and submitting resumes and cover letters; then there are the countless applications and miles driving all over town for interviews. Unfortunately, in addition to the usual struggles, individuals with […]

10 Top Companies for Compensation & Benefits Hiring Now

The numbers are in: great compensation and benefits attract employee to companies – and keep them there. MetLife’s 16th Annual Benefit Trends Study found 62% of respondents said employee benefits were an important reason they came to work for their current company, and 87% of respondents said that “having insurance/benefits” […]

3 Steps to Transitioning Careers As A LGBTQ Professional

It’s official: more and more companies are encouraging LGBTQ friendly policies and environments for employees. This is good news for LGBTQ job seekers, as finding a job in an inclusive office can improve your professional life and your well-being; The Williams Institute reports supportive workplaces result in “greater job commitment, […]

Your First 10 Years in the Working World: How to Create a Lasting Formula

Early classes: stayed (mostly) awake for. Basics: completed. Major: declared. Man hours: logged. By the time you graduate college, you’ve probably already figured out what you want to do — or at least some semblance of what to do next — and now, with diploma in hand, you’re at one […]

Stay in School: Why Cisco Wants You to Keep Learning

The tech world has often debated whether young professionals entering the industry need a university degree. If successes like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs didn’t finish college, why should the employees they hire? Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, even incentivizes students to not go to college by funding […]

Between Jobs? Freelance to Earn Cash & Gain Experience

“So how’s your job search going?” Well-meaning friends, family members and distant acquaintances never fail to ask this dreaded question. And it stings, whether you’re in week one or month six of sending out resumes and hustling for interviews. Sometimes the process of finding your dream job takes longer than […]