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Glassdoor is a website that hosts anonymous reviews and salary details for many companies.

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100% positive Glassdoor employee reviews, 100% negative candidate reviews

I've interviewing for an exciting opportunity at a company who has 100% positive reviews from employees, but 100% negative reviews from candidates in the interview section. Most common critiques are: ...
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What exactly is the meaning of “growing pains”?

When researching companies on Glassdoor, I often see reviews talking about "growing pains", without specifying what they mean. Is there a consensus on what exactly this means? Or does it just mean ...
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Should I call out a toxic manager by name on Glassdoor?

This toxic manager, let's call him "John." He is the director of the department and reports directly to C-level owners of a mid-sized American SMB (roughly 200 employees). To to quickly list some of ...
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How can a company recover after a Glassdoor debacle?

This is concerning one of my previous employers. Recently some junior dev left a bad review, people found out, and this triggered a wave of disgruntled posts detailing their ill experiences. These are ...
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How can I find out if I can trust a potential employer?

I recently got accepted for a job I applied online. I did a technical test and video interview (just me answering some questions, not talking to an actual person). I read multiple reports online that ...
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Can leaving a bad glassdoor review for my ex-employer backfire on me?

I worked in a small company in past. I had a very bad experience with them, since before I even joined. They delayed my hiring for several months (so I was basically unemployed for several months). ...
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Why don't companies encourage employees to post their salaries to Glassdoor? [closed]

Assuming a company is paying well or above average for the market, I'd expect that they'd want to capitalize on that when hiring. People are more likely to apply and it's free PR. Yet I've never heard ...
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Should I let reviews on Glassdoor influence my decision about accepting a job offer? [closed]

I am interested in applying for a couple of roles, but after looking at the company reviews on Glassdoor, they are extremely negative...Bad work/life balance, non supporting management etc These ...
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Looking for help to make a decision about an offer from a company that seems a bit fishy [closed]

Recently, I got an offer from a company, I managed to pass all the interviews. It was not that hard nor too easy. I also checked glassdoor and the reviews about the company are pretty bad... there ...
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Negotiating 3x or 4x current salary after Glassdoor research

This question may sound silly from the title. Actually the title was intentional. Let me invent round numbers to explain. I currently work for a company that pays 50 in a small country/city where you ...
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Leave a negative review on Glassdoor or email responsible person at previous company?

I was let got from a company. Mostly because of my manager with whom I didn't click and things that happened. I have feedback for them to improve the work environment and communication. Should I put ...
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Should I leave honest feedback online for a toxic company I previously worked for? [duplicate]

About a year ago I started as a "front-end developer" at a local startup. Previously I had worked for my university and newspaper in various departments doing dev work, and had been doing freelance ...
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Should I add a Glassdoor review for a company so small they will know it is me?

During my job search, I found Glassdoor to be a very useful tool for getting to know about the companies I was searching for. I'd like to give back to that and submit my own reviews to help others. ...