Advocacy

Glassdoor is committed to increasing workplace transparency. We proudly advocate and educate on topics that can help achieve this goal, and in turn, contribute to a better society in and out of work. Below are some of our tools and resources to help.

Glassdoor’s Diversity & Inclusion Transparency Report

Glassdoor advocates for diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces. We publish our D&I employee workforce demographics, our goals, how we’re progressing towards these goals and our efforts to give back to the communities where we live and work.

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Glassdoor: Pay Gap Audit

Glassdoor’s Economic Research Team conducts a pay gap audit on Glassdoor’s own employee compensation as part of a continued effort to ensure our own equitable pay practices. Our econ team independently studies pay across both gender and race/ethnicity.

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Our Product: Transparency to Drive Racial Equity

During summer 2020, Glassdoor CEO Christian Sutherland-Wong acknowledged Glassdoor must do more to drive racial equity. Our biggest opportunity is in our product itself. As such, we are sharing our plans to build new D&I features this year.

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Survey: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

3 in 5 U.S. employees have witnessed or experienced discrimination in the workplace, but why are these numbers so high? In fact, 42% have experienced racism in the workplace.

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Study: Should Employers be Cutting D&I Jobs when the Labor Market Suffers?

Glassdoor’s Economic Research team has found that during the COVID-19 crisis, D&I jobs at companies have been cut by 2x the rate as other jobs. With many employers saying they want more diverse and inclusive workplaces, what is going on and how are employees responding?

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Job Seekers: Diversity & Inclusion Tips & Advice

Finding a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self is important. We are consistently publishing the latest data, advice and guides to help everyone navigate diversity, inclusion and belonging at work.

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Employers: Supporting Diversity & Inclusion at Work

Cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce is a complex and worthwhile pursuit. We publish the latest trends, advice and guides to help employers ensure they foster an inclusive culture that helps them recruit and retain diverse talent.

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Workplace Guide for LGBTQ Professionals

With our Workplace Guide, LGBTQ job seekers can find expert advice on navigating their job search, workplace and the unique experiences and challenges they encounter related to work.

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Giving Back to Underrepresented Groups

We believe our responsibility to promote and drive equity extends beyond just our employees and the workplace. Glassdoor’s volunteering and giving program, Community Door, is fully focused on addressing systemic barriers to employment that exist for underrepresented groups.

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Know Your Worth

Glassdoor supports equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation or anything else. To help people ensure they receive fair pay, this free tool gives them a personalized salary estimate.

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Employer Tool: Assessing Gender Pay Gaps

There is still a long road ahead to achieve pay equity between men and women. To help narrow the gap, Glassdoor’s Economic Research team built this free tool allowing employers to identify if gender pay gaps exist within their organizations.

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Study: Progress on the Gender Pay Gap: 2019

The gender pay gap is real and significant, even when controlled for various factors, according to a study by Glassdoor’s Chief Economist. On average, men earn $1.00 for every $0.79 women earn in the U.S. The study also reveals gender pay gaps exist in multiple countries and how they compare.

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Fact Sheet: Gender Pay Gaps & Salary Transparency

Glassdoor has conducted multiple studies and surveys related to gender pay gaps, salary negotiation, talking about pay and more. This fact sheet offers data highlights and key findings.

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Glassdoor: Pay Gap Audit

Glassdoor’s Economic Research Team conducts a pay gap audit on Glassdoor’s own employee compensation as part of a continued effort to ensure our own equitable pay practices. Our econ team independently studies pay across both gender and race/ethnicity.

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Employers: Equal Pay Pledge

Employers can proactively tell everyone about their commitment to close pay gaps and the work they’re doing to reach pay equity. More than 5,000 employers (see list) across diverse industries have already taken the pledge.

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Job Seekers: Salary Tips & Advice

Understanding fair pay and negotiating salary is tough. We are consistently publishing the latest data, tips and advice, ebooks and guides to help everyone get the pay they deserve.

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Employers: Compensation Tips & Advice

Determining pay and navigating pay conversations with employees can be tricky. We publish the latest trends, advice and guides to help employers ensure they offer competitive and fair compensation packages that help recruit and retain quality talent.

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Glassdoor Roundtable: A Discussion on Pay Equality

On Equal Pay Day 2016, Glassdoor hosted a Pay Equality Roundtable featuring former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Glassdoor CEO & Co-founder Robert Hohman and Olympic Gold Medalist & World Cup Champion Megan Rapinoe among others.

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How We Defend User Rights

From support for legislation to litigation to consumer advocacy and more, Glassdoor fights vigorously to promote and defend the right of our users to freely and anonymously share their opinions and experiences about work, without threat of intimidation or retaliation.

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Our Experience in Court

Courts have almost always ruled in favor of Glassdoor and its users when it comes to anonymous free speech about the workplace. To date, we have succeeded in protecting the anonymity of our users in the vast majority of cases.

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Legal FAQs

Glassdoor takes all legal questions seriously, especially those related to or that challenge the right to anonymous free speech. We’ve compiled answers to frequently asked questions we’ve received over the years.

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