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Glassdoor asked their employees how they feel about relevant workplace topics and has chosen to share their poll results below. Get a peek inside Glassdoor and see if it’s a good fit for you.

I am satisfied with the enhancements coming to our Total Rewards package.

Polled: Dec 2021Responses: 225 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 115 (51%)
Agree 77 (34%)
Neutral 21 (9%)
Disagree 10 (4%)
Strongly Disagree 2 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I love that we are always evaluating benefits and total rewards. I couldn't ask for a better company. These are all awesome benefits and I am beyond thankful for the changes.

What is one area that could be improved?

Would be great to see a sabbatical benefit for tenured employees.

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I feel like I belong at Glassdoor

Polled: Nov – Dec 2021Responses: 198 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 69 (35%)
Agree 102 (52%)
Neutral 20 (10%)
Disagree 6 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 1 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I am allowed and encouraged to be myself. There are no cliques whatsoever. Everyone is warm, welcoming and inclusive and we are like a family.

What is one area that could be improved?

Our senior leadership can go even further with expressing how important this is to them for our entire population to be able to feel and experience. They can also share their experiences of belonging or not belonging currently and in their past to express vulnerability and connection with all of us.

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I would recommend my manager to a friend or colleague

Polled: Nov 2021Responses: 232 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 154 (66%)
Agree 53 (23%)
Neutral 14 (6%)
Disagree 7 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 4 (2%)

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What is one positive in this area?

My manager is hands down the best people leader I've ever worked with in my career. She's a truly gifted and inspiring leader. I cannot recommend her enough and feel lucky to work under her.

What is one area that could be improved?

I've noticed a lot of the managers can be a little too hands off sometimes (could be a positive depending on who you ask)

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I feel empowered to grow my career at Glassdoor.

Polled: Nov 2021Responses: 209 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 52 (25%)
Agree 99 (47%)
Neutral 34 (16%)
Disagree 15 (7%)
Strongly Disagree 9 (4%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I've never been at a company where I felt more valued as a person. It encourages me to push myself so that I can take advantage of the opportunities that Glassdoor is providing.

What is one area that could be improved?

We have a lot of work at Glassdoor and it becomes very fast-paced at times. Although I enjoy this environment (and it does not come as surprise), it's easy to let a few weeks go by focusing on work and not circling back to career goals and ways to enhance and broaden my skillset.

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How satisfied are you working at Glassdoor?

Polled: Oct – Nov 2021Responses: 244 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Very Satisfied 75 (31%)
Satisfied 119 (49%)
Neutral 32 (13%)
Dissatisfied 15 (6%)
Very Dissatisfied 3 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

After almost four months of employment I feel fully supported by the company. My manager is engaged and connect with me regularly and often asks how he can be a help to me. My peers are available and helpful. They encourage me to grow and learn more. The organization to me pays attention to the details of company morale and have taken measures to make sure they are connected, transparent and keeping us informed.

What is one area that could be improved?

Growth opportunities are an area of improvement. Rewarding vital individuals and leaders who have made a big difference in the overall partnership with Indeed is another area of improvement.

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I am excited by the future potential Fishbowl will bring to our business.

Polled: Sep 2021Responses: 264 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 101 (38%)
Agree 114 (43%)
Neutral 38 (14%)
Disagree 9 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 2 (1%)

I want the extra company holidays to continue as they help me rest and recharge.

Polled: Aug – Sep 2021Responses: 348 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 314 (90%)
Agree 22 (6%)
Neutral 10 (3%)
Disagree 1 (0%)
Strongly Disagree 1 (0%)

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What is one positive in this area?

The additional days off are truly appreciated! I can honestly say that if we didn't have these I wouldn't take the extra time off and would possibly start to feel burnt out. Working from home, sometimes it's hard to stop and take a break because you feel as though you can always get something done (work that extra hour, work that extra day) simply because your office is right in your home. The company holidays really "force" me to understand that I can take a day off and my Company is saying it's okay. Please keep these!

What is one area that could be improved?

I would say spread them out? Sometimes the off days are back to back or in the same weekend (friday & monday). Maybe have one in the beginning of the month and one at the end? Another option if the majority aren't in favor, would be to allow employees to choose the company holidays. I understand we have an OPTO policy (WHICH IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST) but honestly I wouldn't think to use them randomly each month, especially when my team is working or the company is working. It's easier when the entire company is on holiday.

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Glassdoor encourages employees to be innovative

Polled: Aug 2021Responses: 184 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 41 (22%)
Agree 91 (49%)
Neutral 41 (22%)
Disagree 11 (6%)
Strongly Disagree 0%

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What is one positive in this area?

Glassdoor has a culture that empowers every employee to be an owner of their work domain. This means that everyone is encouraged, supported, and expected to develop a perspective on what problems and solutions are most important, and proposing paths forward.

What is one area that could be improved?

The innovative products at Glassdoor could be better marketed - campaigns/ videos etc that are sent to our prospects regularly.

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I would recommend working at Glassdoor to a friend or family member

Polled: Aug 2021Responses: 214 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 77 (36%)
Agree 99 (46%)
Neutral 30 (14%)
Disagree 7 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 1 (0%)

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What is one positive in this area?

Excellent healthcare plan and the opportunity to learn about the world at large. We are focused on assisting clients and working but there is also an opportunity to learn about and interact with your peers during work hours about their lives outside of work. Those are some of the best and most memorable moments.

What is one area that could be improved?

The company is going through an immense amount of change and is trying to move from a mindset of "scaling" to a mindset of "innovating" which requires a pretty major change in culture that can feel like it's happening at a glacial pace. But if you're OK with that level of constant change, it's a great place to be. Additionally, we tend to lack functional expertise at the senior level. The leaders are good humans, they're just more generalists vs. not always an expert in their function which can be frustrating for some people, but I don't mind it.

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I feel like I belong at Glassdoor

Polled: Jul 2021Responses: 185 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 51 (28%)
Agree 106 (57%)
Neutral 21 (11%)
Disagree 7 (4%)
Strongly Disagree 0%

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What is one positive in this area?

Representation matters and in my department and company-wide I see people that look like me. Many are in leadership roles and that is really important when thinking about advancement opportunities. Also, the Glassdoor does a great job at building communities for all diverse groups and interest. I truly feel acknowledged and valued.

What is one area that could be improved?

During onboarding, it would be great to have scheduled syncs with our cohort instead of the ad hoc approach in scheduling them. Otherwise, everything has been great thus far!

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Glassdoor's leadership is committed to increasing the diversity of our teams

Polled: Jul 2021Responses: 194 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 72 (37%)
Agree 88 (45%)
Neutral 25 (13%)
Disagree 6 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 3 (2%)

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What is one positive in this area?

In the last year, the company has made many efforts to prioritize initiatives that support DEI goals and being transparent about the process. The flourishing and vibrant ERGs are a huge testament to that.

What is one area that could be improved?

I do believe the C-suite wants to have a more diverse company. However, I also believe part of that improvement starts at the top. With recent leadership changes, there are opportunities to make our leadership team more reflective of the diversity we seek. And I think this will help with retention too.

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How satisfied are you with the quality of your coworkers at Glassdoor?

Polled: Jul 2021Responses: 203 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Very Satisfied 111 (55%)
Satisfied 75 (37%)
Neutral 12 (6%)
Dissatisfied 5 (2%)
Very Dissatisfied 0%

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What is one positive in this area?

My co-workers are incredibly smart, resourceful, and kind. On the days that I don't feel like showing up, they pull me forward. I've done some of the best work of my career because of the people around me.

What is one area that could be improved?

Individuals are great, but sometimes we struggle as an org in wanting to be over-collaborative that it slows down our decision making process

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I have confidence in the vision and strategy laid out by Glassdoor's leadership

Polled: Jul 2021Responses: 178 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 29 (16%)
Agree 80 (45%)
Neutral 44 (25%)
Disagree 19 (11%)
Strongly Disagree 6 (3%)

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What is one positive in this area?

During the past year, leadership has spent a lot of time and effort clarifying and communicating our vision and strategy, and helping us pave the path to get there.

What is one area that could be improved?

Sometimes we move so quickly that the strategy and how we get to bring our vision to life becomes blurry.

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Glassdoor offers a competitive benefits package

Polled: Jun 2021Responses: 195 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 49 (25%)
Agree 85 (44%)
Neutral 30 (15%)
Disagree 21 (11%)
Strongly Disagree 10 (5%)

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What is one positive in this area?

The benefits package is flexible and affordable for my family. I'm glad they added Modern Health this year enabling me to have free coaching and counseling sessions. I feel like they really listened to employee needs. They also offer a lot of online workout/training options which are really nice. Great on the basics and nice optional additions this year.

What is one area that could be improved?

I would love to see Glassdoor make a more prominent stand on the need for women to have good maternity leave. We only offer 3 months currently this is way too little. I would love to see Glassdoor expand this to 6 months as the Best of the Best companies in the US are doing right now.

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How satisfied are you working at Glassdoor?

Polled: Jun 2021Responses: 170 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Very Satisfied 43 (25%)
Satisfied 92 (54%)
Neutral 24 (14%)
Dissatisfied 9 (5%)
Very Dissatisfied 2 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

For starters, I love the mission and knowing that in some small way, the work that I do everyday is potentially helping someone improve their life with a job that they love. And I love that we can start All Hands meetings highlighting employees from under represented groups. We are giving our employees a platform to share their experiences and I learn something new every time.

What is one area that could be improved?

Even with as much as I enjoy working at Glassdoor, I still feel some anxiety around our partnership with Indeed and what this means in the long term for GD. I recently learned about another department that is negatively impacted by the partnership, and this makes me sad. While the employees will be well taken care of, it still feels bad when we see job functions becoming obsolete.

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How satisfied are you with the amount of flexibility in your work schedule?

Polled: Jun 2021Responses: 206 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Very Satisfied 142 (69%)
Satisfied 53 (26%)
Neutral 6 (3%)
Dissatisfied 5 (2%)
Very Dissatisfied 0%

I see potential to advance in my career at Glassdoor

Polled: Jun 2021Responses: 191 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 39 (20%)
Agree 80 (42%)
Neutral 39 (20%)
Disagree 24 (13%)
Strongly Disagree 9 (5%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I've always been given a choice to learn as much as I can/want. This has provided me the opportunity to go towards multiple different engineering career paths. I've been actively working with both my direct supervisor, as well as the level up from them to decide the best path for me.

What is one area that could be improved?

I haven't been here long enough to say for sure, but perhaps more extensive documentation and examples for how to advance one's career for various career paths.

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How satisfied are you with your stock/equity compensation at Glassdoor?

Polled: Jun 2021Responses: 178 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Very Satisfied 22 (12%)
Satisfied 49 (28%)
Neutral 62 (35%)
Dissatisfied 29 (16%)
Very Dissatisfied 16 (9%)

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What is one positive in this area?

RSU are more competitive and rewards come sooner. Love the idea we can also hold it and remain owners.

What is one area that could be improved?

Initial RSU grants for junior staff was low. If we believe in salary transparency, we should believe in giving everyone equity in the company. Acknowledging that this was the first time RSUs were granted, I know that we can continue to improve on this.

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I believe that I am paid fairly for my work at Glassdoor

Polled: May 2021Responses: 221 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 45 (20%)
Agree 82 (37%)
Neutral 40 (18%)
Disagree 39 (18%)
Strongly Disagree 15 (7%)

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What is one positive in this area?

Our compensation scale is pretty transparent and seems to match the overall market pretty well. I love the bonus system and have felt powerfully motivated in the past by stock options, LTIP, and now RSU grants. I think our comp team today is far more transparent and fair than ever before in Glassdoor's history.

What is one area that could be improved?

Better align the pay of employees to the 1.0 compa-ratio market rate, and make more of an effort to provide opportunities for those who are from underrepresented and marginalized groups since they already have a more difficult time generally securing growth opportunities.

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My manager gives me useful feedback on how well I am performing

Polled: May 2021Responses: 185 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 65 (35%)
Agree 88 (48%)
Neutral 18 (10%)
Disagree 11 (6%)
Strongly Disagree 3 (2%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I have bi-weekly 1:1's with my manager and then my manager 2 levels up. I get such amazing feedback on such a regular basis that nothing comes as a major shock during my performance reviews. It has been this way ever since I started Glassdoor, and I think it has played a tremendous part in my growth at the company.

What is one area that could be improved?

No real improvement suggestion here besides perhaps more training during the first few weeks of the job. Ramp-up felt a bit slow at times but this process is slowly improving as things like wikis are updated.

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I would recommend my manager to a friend or colleague

Polled: May 2021Responses: 214 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 124 (58%)
Agree 60 (28%)
Neutral 17 (8%)
Disagree 10 (5%)
Strongly Disagree 3 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

My manager is the absolute best. He understands we are humans first, with lives, families and personal things that need tending to so he provides a very healthy work life balance. He is also a wonderful coach, mentor and friend, and only wants the best for each person on our team and to watch us succeed. He knows how to bring us out of our comfort zones and push us to do the things he know we can do to help us reach our career goals. I couldn't ask for a better manager!

What is one area that could be improved?

Sometimes we spend too much time analyzing a solution and I'd like us to be more decisive, however this is in an effort to be thorough and thoughtful which there is also value in

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I feel like I belong at Glassdoor

Polled: May 2021Responses: 186 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 52 (28%)
Agree 105 (56%)
Neutral 19 (10%)
Disagree 7 (4%)
Strongly Disagree 3 (2%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I have really loved working here over the last four years. Everyone is welcoming, and I have made great relationships. The WE team is wonderful in creating awesome events, and all of the ERGs have created meaningful conversations and workshops to join while we are WFH.

What is one area that could be improved?

While we have some work to do for our ERG's, we have made incredible strides and need to continue to do so. Also, I think there needs to be more opportunities for togetherness cross-functionally (the want BAMF, happy hours, and other events created those opportunities).

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I have confidence in the vision and strategy laid out by Glassdoor's leadership

Polled: Apr 2021Responses: 192 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 21 (11%)
Agree 95 (49%)
Neutral 44 (23%)
Disagree 22 (11%)
Strongly Disagree 10 (5%)

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What is one positive in this area?

Leadership always shares too much rather than not enough. They are transparent in giving details around what they know and honest when they don't have the answer. We have released so many new products and features that hit our vision clearly, which is exciting.

What is one area that could be improved?

I feel like our vision and strategy are at a very high level. would like to see it expressed at a more tactical level. It’s a little unclear at the moment how our KPIs ladder up to radical transparency in a meaningful way.

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How satisfied are you working at Glassdoor?

Polled: Apr 2021Responses: 208 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Very Satisfied 41 (20%)
Satisfied 108 (52%)
Neutral 44 (21%)
Dissatisfied 12 (6%)
Very Dissatisfied 3 (1%)

At Glassdoor, we practice open communication

Polled: Apr 2021Responses: 196 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 57 (29%)
Agree 97 (49%)
Neutral 27 (14%)
Disagree 13 (7%)
Strongly Disagree 2 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

At Glassdoor, we practice transparency and I know that my opinion is valued during discussions. In addition, our leaders welcome and solicit feedback. There are many open channels for idea submission, many forums for voices and connection in our ERGs (employee resource groups), I do feel like we encourage open communication here.

What is one area that could be improved?

We need to do a better job of improving communication and increasing transparency across teams so we're better able to connect the dots across the product. We are improving here, but there's more work to be done.

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At Glassdoor, we work together with compassion

Polled: Apr 2021Responses: 206 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 75 (36%)
Agree 106 (51%)
Neutral 18 (9%)
Disagree 6 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 1 (0%)

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What is one positive in this area?

Colleagues are genuinely supportive. We all want to see each other succeed and collaborate to help each other win and grow. I love that we have a culture that is extremely cognizant of how we are each feeling and there's genuine interest to understand why. It's normal for leaders and teammates to reach out and ask "how are you?" "How are you feeling about this?" "Can I help with anything?" Leaders are also super understanding of when we need time off for personal things. We can share as much or as little detail as is comfortable and there's no pressure to validate why you need time off. They trust you completely and I our teams give their all every day because of that trust and understanding.

What is one area that could be improved?

We just need to continue to have open, transparent conversations with each other, because it is our team culture to be compassionate and help others!

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At Glassdoor, we are resilient

Polled: Mar 2021Responses: 218 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 72 (33%)
Agree 109 (50%)
Neutral 29 (13%)
Disagree 7 (3%)
Strongly Disagree 1 (0%)

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What is one positive in this area?

Glassdoor is incredibly resilient. We adjusted our strategy in the face of Covid and worked hard to take care of our employees. In addition, we stayed true to our mission and doubled-down on core values like transparency.

What is one area that could be improved?

Everyone has their limit, and change fatigue is real. Resiliency can start to falter when the goal line is too far away for too long. We can't be in "100% GRIT mode" for years.

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Glassdoor encourages employees to be innovative

Polled: Mar 2021Responses: 252 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 44 (17%)
Agree 148 (59%)
Neutral 40 (16%)
Disagree 19 (8%)
Strongly Disagree 1 (0%)

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What is one positive in this area?

Glassdoor definitely has a culture of giving employees the ability to try new things and safely make mistakes - this naturally leads to innovation.

What is one area that could be improved?

We seem to be focusing more on recreating functionality that already exists in the world as opposed to creating something completely new. We should spend more of our efforts on building new and truly innovative features.

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There are people at work who I consider to be my friends

Polled: Dec 2020Responses: 78 ResponsesAudience: All employees
Strongly Agree 37 (47%)
Agree 35 (45%)
Neutral 5 (6%)
Disagree 0%
Strongly Disagree 1 (1%)

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What is one positive in this area?

I've formed genuine bonds with some of my coworkers that if one of us were to ever leave Glassdoor, I'd want to continue the friendships. I think this is a huge testament to the amount of thought and culture building that Chicago product/engineering/design have considered in building out our teams. This is the happiest I've ever been at a company, and the people I work with are a large part of the reason.

What is one area that could be improved?

Working remotely has been a bit of a barrier to developing more deeper relationships with others but that, unfortunately, is an uncontrollable outcome of our current climate. The upside though is we are creating new relationships with others outside of our immediate office which may not have occurred otherwise. The ERG's are a great example of building new friendships with others.

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My work environment feels respectful and inclusive of people from all backgrounds.

Polled: Oct – Nov 2020Responses: 105 ResponsesAudience: All Employees
Strongly Agree 43 (41%)
Agree 40 (38%)
Neutral 12 (11%)
Disagree 2 (2%)
Strongly Disagree 8 (8%)

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What is one positive in this area?

This is something that Glassdoor has been making great strides in recent months. I feel that they have always been inclusive to all without prejudices. But, they have made it a forefront initiative to be nurturing, understanding, and above all allies.

What is one area that could be improved?

I'd like to see us get better at constructively managing dissenting opinions. Not just shutting them down, but helping folks frame their objections in a respectful manner and using it as an opportunity to promote healthy dialog.

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How satisfied are you with the support you have received from Glassdoor while working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Polled: Aug – Sep 2020Responses: 94 ResponsesAudience: All Employees
Very Satisfied 67 (71%)
Satisfied 23 (24%)
Neutral 3 (3%)
Dissatisfied 1 (1%)
Very Dissatisfied 0%

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What is one positive in this area?

Glassdoor has continuously went above and beyond to make sure we have everything we need and more, to work from home during this time. They continue to support us in every way possible- from providing extra equipment and office furniture, keeping us connected through virtual activities and connection circles, sending out regular surveys to see how we feel about working from home and any additional needs we may have, to providing extra company-wide paid days off to help maintain our mental health and unplug. Truly appreciate everything they've done and continue to do for us as employees!

What is one area that could be improved?

It took awhile to roll out the additional incentives such as the increase in cell phone/internet reimbursement and the additional funds for things we need for our office set up. There was a way to individually make requests for things like an extra monitor but to my knowledge that didn't include other things that would make an office at home more efficient.

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