Chris Russell, a job board consultant and publisher of, also works as a broker for job boards from time to time. Here, he offers information on job board valuations, based on the sale of to parent Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd.

“Last week I was able to identify how much revenue Glassdoor has based on an internal PDF from its new owner Recruit. According to them, GD sales hit $171 million in 2018. With a selling price of $1.2 billion, that gives them a valuation of about 7X annual revenue,” Russell wrote.

“7X is on the higher end of acquisitions that I have seen in this industry over the years. I think the majority of sites sell for less — somewhere in the … (read more on Chris’s site).

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