Do you think employers care about crap reviews/ratings?
July 4,2019 at 3:33AM UTC
I once heard the VP of HR dismiss an employee question about ratings at sites like this, glassdoor etc...Her opinion was that only disgruntled people wrote reviews and it wasn’t worth her time. Meanwhile
HR spends plenty of time and money to ensure we are on the list of the newspapers best places to work....yes that’s right in 2019 she is most focused on getting the organization on a newspapers best places to work! Who is reading newspapers these days?
My SO has worked for some places that are just downright awful, forced 80hour weeks with no additional compensation, bosses who demand you not be at the birth of your child because it isn’t “necessary for fathers to be there” etc... and when you see those firms with 2 star ratings I have to wonder if the owners/managers realize how bad they are viewed?
With that said, if you were job hunting and found a job at a 2 star company, would you address it with the hiring team? In particular say 2 star ratings from multiple reliable sites.
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