Inside Glassdoor: Worker Suggestions, Q1-Q2 2020


I’m a Human Assets (HR) practitioner – via and thru. Working at Glassdoor is a dream for me as our platform permits folks to discover a job and firm they love; that is enabled via transparency.  

Ask any HR practitioner what’s key to understanding their group and also you’ll hear “clear suggestions”.  There are various methods to acquire this suggestions:  focus teams, on a regular basis conversations, surveys, and extra. The 2 key methods I perceive workers sentiment are to 1) have a look at Glassdoor evaluations and a pair of) evaluation our Pulse information.    

One of many keys to getting extra suggestions is solely asking for it. So we encourage our workers to share their expertise via our personal Employer Profile on Glassdoor. This shines a light-weight on areas me and my group ought to deal with to offer our workers a extra significant worker expertise. It additionally gives these visiting our profile a practical preview to what it’s like working at Glassdoor. Our intent is that candidates who go to our profile perceive  Glassdoor’s mission and values,  learn evaluations from present and former workers to get an insider’s view, discover salaries and advantages to know how we pay our workers, and finally envision if Glassdoor is the fitting match for them.

Our Glassdoor profile is an open guide and accessible for all to discover and be taught from. And in assist of being as clear as potential, we need to take one other step ahead and share our personal inside pulse survey outcomes, externally. Taking a job or making a profession transfer is among the largest choices folks make of their lives. We consider by sharing extra about Glassdoor and particular groups present suggestions, it will assist potential candidates determine whether or not Glassdoor is a spot they may like to work. That’s our mission…we need to assist everybody discover a job and firm they love, together with right here at Glassdoor.

So, beginning right this moment, we’re opening up and publishing key highlights and the complete report of our Quarterly Pulse Survey. We are going to begin by sharing the quantitative outcomes of our Pulse which occurred in February, along with sharing outcomes of our Work From House Sentiment Pulse Survey, which occurred in Could. 

Quarterly Pulse Survey Highlights, Feb. 2020

Under are a few of the key takeaways from the quarterly pulse survey carried out in February 2020. 


  • Belief: Workers largely really feel they’ll method their supervisor a couple of mistake.
  • Individuals: Worker responses demonstrated that they take pleasure in working with their colleagues.
  • Supervisor: Workers felt favorably about recommending their supervisor to others.


  • Motion Taking: There may be room for enchancment with regards to speaking to workers that significant motion will probably be taken because of this survey.
  • Rewards: Workers responded much less favorably than previously about being pretty compensated for his or her work.
  • Firm Prospects: We noticed a drop in favorable sentiment concerning pleasure about Glassdoor’s future.

Should you’d prefer to discover additional, you could find the complete outcomes here.

Work From House Sentiment Pulse Survey Highlights, Could 2020

We additionally started to conduct intermittent Pulse surveys to get extra suggestions concerning the worker expertise after Glassdoor moved to a do business from home coverage in March 2020 in response to COVID-19. These are a few of the key takeaways from the Pulse carried out in Could 2020.

  • The vast majority of workers are discovering do business from home (WFH) to be productive; nonetheless a small variety of workers proceed to face actual difficulties making it work.
  • The most important problem whereas working from house is unplugging.
  • Most individuals aren’t desirous to return to work within the present setting and would really feel most snug returning to an workplace when a vaccine for COVID-19 is offered.

Should you’d prefer to discover additional, you could find the complete outcomes here.

As Glassdoor continues to take steps to embrace radical transparency as an organization, we all know it is going to really feel completely different to be this open, this susceptible. The guiding mild right here is whether or not making this info accessible and being much more clear will assist job seekers and candidates, if the reply is sure, we’re going to do it.  

Glassdoor is dedicated to radical transparency and we consider it is going to make the world a greater place. It’s going to make us really feel uncomfortable at occasions. And that’s a superb factor. 


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