Four-star review Employees from a number of companies told the WSJ they were encouraged or pressured to give their employers good reviews online. (Image: Shutterstock)

Glassdoor, the website where employees post reviews of employers, can be a major liability for a company. Disgruntled workers can anonymously slime their former workplaces, damaging the company’s reputation and making it harder to recruit talent.

It’s no wonder then that some employers have tried to boost their rating on Glassdoor by getting sympathetic workers to post positive reviews.

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