Living Your Values at Work: Carina Cortez, Chief People Officer at Glassdoor

Carina Cortez is the Chief People Officer at Glassdoor. Built on the foundation of increasing workplace transparency, Glassdoor offers insights into the employee experience powered by millions of company ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, and more – all by the employees themselves. Carina is passionate about building the future of work and helping people find meaning in their work at a time when this is critical to every business. In this episode, she shares what she had to unlearn from her 20-plus-year history in HR during her first year at Glassdoor and how the company is leading with purpose, building a culture of transparency, and empowering organizations to rebuild their cultures to drive growth, productivity and impact.

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Carina Cortez

Carina Cortez is the Chief People Officer at Glassdoor. Thousands of employers across all industries and sizes turn to Glassdoor to help them recruit and hire quality candidates at scale who stay longer. Cortez had 20 years of experience in HR before joining Glassdoor. She has formerly worked in recruiting and people operations across a diverse set of companies, including Ellie Mae, Walmart eCommerce, PayPal, and Visa. As Chief People Officer, she leads the company’s people functions, including strategic human resources, talent acquisition, total rewards, culture management, employee relations, learning and development, diversity, inclusion and belonging, and more.


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