Created in 2007, Glassdoor is a sleek, supposedly neutral service. It provides job leads, salary information, and testimonials about businesses that operate in this modern, global economy where transparency is king. But is it neutral? Is it transparent? Is it even helpful?
Few Americans live in a world where they work for just one or two companies until retirement. And the methods for searching for work have changed drastically in recent years. So when a website promises to make the job searching process easier for a potential employee, it almost sounds too good to be true.
“The site may be the business casual equivalent of Yelp, and dubious in its transparency, but it can provide insight if you want to be prepared for the worst.”