Use Glassdoor as a data source

Resources

Data Source Type: REST/URL
Authentication:

Partner ID and Partner Key (assigned by Glassdoor)

Sample Query:

Employers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

http://api.glassdoor.com/api/api.htm?v=1&format=json&t.p=120&t.k=fz6JLNDfgVs&action=employers&q=pharmaceuticals

 

API Documentation: Glassdoor API Docs
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Step-by-Step

Create a new data source using Glassdoor

To create a data source using Glassdoor, you need to accomplish the following tasks:

  • Create a new data source.
  • Find your Partner ID and Partner Key.
  • Write your query and enter it into Klipfolio.
  • Complete the data source creation process.

Note: This guide assumes that you already have an active Glassdoor account.

Step 1: Start the data source creation process

To create a data source using Glassdoor, go to the Connector Gallery page in Klipfolio and select Glassdoor.

Step 2: Find your Partner ID and Partner Key

You will need your Partner ID and Partner Token.

Location Action
To find your Partner ID and Partner Token,
  • Navigate to the Glassdoor API Access registration page.
  • If prompted, log in to your Glassdoor account or create a new account.
  • Fill out the form and click Submit.
  • Check your email.
  • Copy the Partner ID and Partner Token from your email into Klipfolio.
  • Click Next Step.

Step 3: Write your query and enter it into Klipfolio

Glassdoor offers a wide variety of query options, all of which can be made by referencing the Glassdoor API docs

Here is a sample query to get you started:

Employers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

http://api.glassdoor.com/api/api.htm?v=1&format=json&t.p=120&t.k=fz6JLNDfgVs&action=employers&q=pharmaceuticals

Step 4: Authenticate and complete the data source creation process

Now that you have written your query:

  1. At Data Format, select JSON from the drop-down list.
  2. At Method, select GET.
  3. Select the Query Parameters drop-down menu.
  4. Under Name, type the letter q.
  5. Under Value, enter a company name (in our example, IBM).
  6. Under Type, select Query from the drop-down list.
  7. Select Get Resource.
  8. If you are satisfied with the data returned, select Continue.

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