[PLUG] glassdoor.com goes live - Site SLAMMED !

11 Jun 2008 - 12:39pm
6 years ago
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Jeffrey D. Gimzek
2007

sorry guys, we have close to a half million views already and are
bringing more servers online.

sigh.

On Jun 11, 2008, at 10:12 AM, Jeff Gimzek wrote:

>
> As you guys may have noticed in the MSM and the blogosphere, the
> project I have been doing IA, UX, UE, concepting, wireframing,
> interaction design, logo design, naming, branding, graphics,
> interface design and more for during the past year went live last
> night.
>
> So what is it? Glassdoor.com is opening the doors to companies
> everywhere by allowing anyone to find and anonymously share real-
> time reviews, ratings and salary details about specific jobs for
> specific employers — all for free. What sets us apart is that all
> our information comes from the people who know these companies best
> – employees. Think of it as the Yelp or TripAdvisor for planning
> your career.
>
> The biggest interaction challenge with the site was the "give to
> get" model for posting and seeing content:
>
> This means to access all the employee reviews and salaries of the
> community, you must first share an anonymous review or salary of
> your own. To give you a preview of the value in this transparency,
> we’re offering sneak peeks for four technology companies in the SF
> Bay Area (Cisco Systems, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!) where you
> can see all reviews and salaries before contributing.
>
> Basically, a person has to take a "survey" to get full access to the
> site, and we tried to make those surveys as fun and painless as
> possible.
>
> Please take a look, and since most of you like your jobs, give your
> company some props.
>
> Feedback is very welcome - for me, or for the company.

Comments

11 Jun 2008 - 2:41pm
Apar Maniar
2008

it hit the front pages of TechCrunch, Digg and reditt so thats gonna keep
the views coming

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:09 PM, Jeff Gimzek <listserv at jdgimzek.com> wrote:

>
> sorry guys, we have close to a half million views already and are bringing
> more servers online.
>
> sigh.
>
>
> On Jun 11, 2008, at 10:12 AM, Jeff Gimzek wrote:
>
>
>> As you guys may have noticed in the MSM and the blogosphere, the project I
>> have been doing IA, UX, UE, concepting, wireframing, interaction design,
>> logo design, naming, branding, graphics, interface design and more for
>> during the past year went live last night.
>>
>> So what is it? Glassdoor.com is opening the doors to companies everywhere
>> by allowing anyone to find and anonymously share real-time reviews, ratings
>> and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers — all for
>> free. What sets us apart is that all our information comes from the people
>> who know these companies best – employees. Think of it as the Yelp or
>> TripAdvisor for planning your career.
>>
>> The biggest interaction challenge with the site was the "give to get"
>> model for posting and seeing content:
>>
>> This means to access all the employee reviews and salaries of the
>> community, you must first share an anonymous review or salary of your own.
>> To give you a preview of the value in this transparency, we're offering
>> sneak peeks for four technology companies in the SF Bay Area (Cisco Systems,
>> Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!) where you can see all reviews and salaries
>> before contributing.
>>
>> Basically, a person has to take a "survey" to get full access to the site,
>> and we tried to make those surveys as fun and painless as possible.
>>
>> Please take a look, and since most of you like your jobs, give your
>> company some props.
>>
>> Feedback is very welcome - for me, or for the company.
>>
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