Are public rating sites going to put an end to jerk managers?

I read an article that had the title The Era of the Jerk Manager is over. I too believe we are seeing such a transition. The reasons given by Scott Nelson, however, did not include the one that I feel will be the primary driver of this phenomenon. Actions Nelson said he saw employee empowerment …

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Job hunting in a digital age: It is about your reputation

I have written a couple of times and had many a conversation wrapped around the concept of “reputation capital.”  When offered this guest post on the subject and the process of the job search I decided I wanted to post this infographic. The author, Vera Reed, is a freelance writer, an elementary school teacher and a stay-at-home …

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How to respond to a Glassdoor review and the growth of Rateocracy

I went out to dinner the other night with friends. In deciding where we were going to go every option was first run through Yelp, the rating site for restaurants. Many people do the same thing. Today many employees go through the same kind of process when deciding where they may want to work. Glassdoor, …

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