Does Glassdoor Throw Anyone Else Off Their Interiew Game?

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Got an interview. Went to look at questions on glassdoor. I see the company has an average rating of 1.7 stars.

Reviews have the following consistent comments: cliquey, low pay, unprofessional, lack of training.

These reviews made me feel-off even though I am super excited for the shot to break into the industry. The "lack of training" comment worries me. Its going to stay in my mind during the interview.

Anyone else get this with super negative of super positive reviews?

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Comments (4)

Feb 6, 2019

It is useless to think about it before your interview. The feeling you will get during the interview is much more important than the reviews. My company has absolutely shit reviews but my job, pay and team are really great because reviews were posted by support and tech people (which do have shit pay and shit management and shit work in my company) and analysts who got fired (high turnover in a hedge fund). So trust your gut feeling when meeting with the people you will have to work with if you get the job and not only the reviews.

Feb 6, 2019

The negative ones I've read tend to come from support staff. Theres also a lot of assholes in real estate that just rub people the wrong way

Also worth noting that people who have had a terrible experience are the most likely type of person to write a review.

Feb 6, 2019
ASC_842:

Anyone else get this with super negative of super positive reviews?

Dealing with it right now. Applying for a company that is absolutely trashed on Glassdoor. Worse - many of the reviews also mention that the positive reviews are forced by management and are utter bullshit.

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Feb 6, 2019