Glassdoor®, the leading jobs and recruiting marketplace, today announced Carmel Galvin has joined the company as chief human resources officer (CHRO). Galvin is responsible for building the company’s people strategy and infrastructure as it continues to expand its global footprint. Glassdoor is the fastest-growing job site in the U.S.1, and currently employs approximately 600 people in its San Francisco Bay Area headquarters, and offices in Ohio, Chicago, London and Dublin.
Galvin brings nearly 25 years of human resources experience at multi-national companies including Deloitte, Advent Software and Barra Inc. (now MSCI Barra). While at Advent Software, she served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer overseeing the company’s global people strategies and programs. Before Advent Software, she was Deloitte’s VP of talent and culture for the company’s New Venture Accelerator, advising a growing portfolio of innovative companies on how to scale and adjust their culture and talent programs. She has also served as the global head of HR for Moody’s KMV and Barra Inc.
“I’m delighted to welcome Carmel Galvin as she brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm for this role, which is critical to helping Glassdoor scale our People operations globally and stay on the leading edge of talent acquisition, retention and employee satisfaction,” said Robert Hohman, co-founder and CEO of Glassdoor Inc. “Human Resources is a vital function at any company and especially at Glassdoor as we have a deep appreciation for the importance and impact that professionals in this field can have in maintaining a great company culture and in supporting the growth of the business.”
“Glassdoor is disrupting the employment space through greater workplace transparency, putting the power of information into the hands of employees. I’m thrilled to join a company focused on improving the world of work and the way in which employees and employers connect,” said Galvin. “I’m especially excited to join Glassdoor at a time where the company is experiencing rapid growth as a business and as an employer, and with that looking forward to the opportunity to build a world class HR organization.”
A native of Ireland, Galvin received her bachelor’s degree in political science and business from Trinity College Dublin and master’s degree in Business Studies at the University College Dublin’s Smurfit School of Business.
1Compared to LinkedIn.com, Indeed.com, CareerBuilder.com, and Monster.com. Based on unique users, Custom Job List Sites % Change Media Trend Report, Comscore March 2016 Media Metrix®