Glassdoor Raises Fresh $20M, Led by DAG Ventures

Sausalito, Calif.-based Glassdoor, a five-year-old online career and jobs site, has raised $20 million in venture financing led by DAG Ventures, with participation from existing investors Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Battery Ventures. This new round brings Glassdoor’s total capital raised to $42.2 million.

VCs Are Working Hard on Job-Related Startups (slideshow)

From the Occupy protests to the GOP presidential debates, it’s hard to think of a U.S. public forum where the issue of jobs, and the lack of them, has failed to capture the spotlight. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that in recent months some of the attention has spilled over to the venture-backed startup arena […]

New List Gives Outsiders Another Reason to Envy Facebook Employees

Glassdoor, a three-year-old, venture-backed employment site that’s driven by anonymous user submissions, has just released a study of the top 25 companies to join if strong work-life balance is a priority. Given the round-the-clock work ethos of many tech companies, it comes as little surprise that tech is barely represented on the list, which is topped by Nestlé Purina […]

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Glassdoor CEO on the Company’s New Round, Next Steps and the Threat of Social Networks

This morning, Glassdoor, an employment site driven by user submissions, announced a $12 million Series C round led by Battery Ventures. Other participants in the round include previous investors Benchmark Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures. To date, it has raised $22.2 million. The funding was expected. Though Glassdoor doesn’t disclose revenue numbers and won’t comment […]

Are AT&T’s Offices as Soulless as You’d Imagine? Glassdoor Lets You In for a Look

Glassdoor, an increasingly popular employment site driven by user submissions, has added a very simple new feature that makes the site all the more compelling: pictures.

Want to see the warehouse where Netflix processes all those returned DVDs? (I did. You can check it out here.) Interested to know if AT&T’s offices are as soulless as you might imagine? (Oh, man, they are.)

How about learning where you’d be seated while waiting to interview at the real estate site Zillow? (Unfortunately, the rest of the office isn’t quite as scenic.)

There’s even a photo posted from the men’s room at CNet. I’m not linking to that one because you don’t need to see the men’s room at CNet and because the contributor’s name is atop the photo. Given that Glassdoor promises visitors access to its rich data in return for their anonymous contributions, I’d guess this is an oversight. Oops.

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