Job-Hunting Online

Support for readers of Job-Hunting Online

Links: Chapter 6 - Research

 

Directories

 

Open Directory Project

www.dmoz.org

 

ipl2

www.ipl.org

 

ipl2 – Associations on the Net

http://tinyurl.com/285zgke

 

Technical Communication Library

http://tc.eserver.org

http://tc.eserver.org/sitemaps

http://tc.eserver.org/sitemaps/categories.lasso

http://tc.eserver.org/about/libraries_that_link.php

 

ibiblio

www.ibiblio.org

 

InfoMine

http://infomine.ucr.edu

 

Complete Planet

http://aip.completeplanet.com

 

Web Lens

www.weblens.org/invisible.html

 

Online Indexes and Databases

http://resources.library.ubc.ca

 

Directory of Open Access Journals

http://library.rider.edu/scholarly/rlackie/Invisible/Inv_Web.html

PDF version: http://library.rider.edu/scholarly/rlackie/Invisible/Inv_Web.html

 

Educator's Reference Desk Database

www.eduref.org

 

Yahoo!

http://dir.yahoo.com

 

Google Directory

www.google.com/dirhp

 

 

Using Search

 

University of South Carolina: Basic Search Tips

www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson7.shtml

 

Web Searching Tutorial

www.askscott.com/tindex.html

 

Search Engine Showdown

www.searchengineshowdown.com

 

Search Engine Watch

http://searchenginewatch.com

 

 

Search Engines

 

Google

www.google.com

 

Bing

www.bing.com

 

Quintura

www.quintura.com

 

Dogpile

www.dogpile.com

 

Beaucoup

www.beaucoup.com

 

Anoox

www.anoox.com

 

Treehoo!

www.treehoo.com

 

Blogdigger

www.blogdigger.com

 

 

Search Engine Directories

 

Search Engine Guide

www.searchengineguide.com/searchengines.html

 

Specialty Search Engines

http://searchenginewatch.com/2156351

 

100 Alternative Search Engines

www.readwriteweb.com/archives/top_100_alt_search_engines_april07.php

 

And an Update with 32 More:

www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_top_100_alt_search_engines_april07_update.php

 

 

Researching Industries

 

CEO Express

www.ceoexpress.com

 

Weddle's Professional Associations

www.weddles.com/associations/index.htm

 

Yahoo! Professional Organizations

http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/organizations/professional

 

The Center for Associated Leadership-Association Gateway

www.asaecenter.org/Community/Directories/AssociationSearch.cfm

 

Associations on the Net

www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&cid=7&tid=0&parent=0

 

Industry Portals

www.virtualpet.com/industry/mfg/mfg.htm

 

Harvard Business School

www.library.hbs.edu/guides

 

Thomas Global Register: Industry and Professional Organizations

--- This site has ceased operations; see Update page ---

 

FedStats

www.fedstats.gov

 

 

Finding Companies

 

Addresses.Com

www.addresses.com

 

Yellow.com

www.yellow.com

 

Vault

www.vault.com/wps/portal/na/companies

 

Company Database.org

http://companydatabase.org

 

Entry Level Employers' Search

www.collegegrad.com/topemployers/2010_entry_level.php

 

Zoom Info

www.zoominfo.com

 

Yahoo! Company Directories

http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/Directories/Companies

 

ThomasNet

www.thomasnet.com/browsecategories

 

100 Best Companies to Work For

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/bestcompanies/2009/index.html

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/bestcompanies/2010/index.html

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/bestcompanies/2011/index.html

 

Academic 360

www.academic360.com

 

Banksite Directory

www.bankdirectory.net

 

US Hospital Info

www.ushospital.info

 

Hospital Soup Facility Finder

www.hospitalsoup.com/listing/medical-search/

 

Restaurant Guide

www.sourceguides.com/restaurants/index.html

 

Get That Gig: Entry-Level Careers

www.getthatgig.com

 

 

Researching Companies

 

Company Research Guide: Rutgers University

www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/company.shtml

 

Biographical Resources

http://libguides.rutgers.edu/biographies

 

Chambers of Commerce

www.2chambers.com

 

Bizjournals

www.bizjournals.com

 

Newslink

http://newslink.org/mbiz.html

 

Vault's Employer Ratings

www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/companies

 

Direct Employers Association-Member Companies

http://www.directemployers.org/about/member-companies

 

LinkedIn

www.linkedin.com/companies

 

Newslink-Newspapers

www.newslink.org/news.html

 

All You Can Read

www.allyoucanread.com

 

NewsVoyager

www.newspaperlinks.com/voyager.cfm

 

Annual Report Resource Center

www.irin.com

 

Stock Market Yellow Pages

www.stockmarketyellowpages.com

 

Business Directory from Chambers of Commerce.com

www.chamberofcommerce.com

 

Free Annual Reports-The Public Register

www.prars.com/index.php

 

Forbes: America's Largest Private Companies

www.forbes.com/2008/11/03/largest-private-companies-biz-privates08-cx_sr_1103private_land.html

 

INC.'s 5000

www.inc.com/inc5000/list

 

Securities and Exchange Commission

www.sec.gov/

www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml

 

Canadian Business Resource

www.cbr.ca

 

SEDAR

www.sedar.com

 

Allstocks

www.allstocks.com/links

 

Daily Stocks

www.dailystocks.com

 

Yahoo! Finance

http://biz.yahoo.com/i/

 

CEO Express

www.ceoexpress.com/default.asp

 

WetFeet Company Profiles

www.wetfeet.com/Employers.aspx

 

4,000 Companies

http://interbiznet.com/hunt/companies/

 

Corporate Information

www.corporateinformation.com

 

Researching Private Companies

http://toby.library.ubc.ca/subjects/subjpage2.cfm?id=273

 

Article: The Most Innovative Companies

www.fastcompany.com/magazine/123/the-worlds-most-innovative-companies.html

 

Europages

www.europages.com

 

Hoover's Online

www.hoovers.com

 

FINS from The Wall Street Journal

www.fins.com

 

D&B Power Profiles

http://dnb.powerprofiles.com

 

 

Peeking Inside

 

Glass Door

www.glassdoor.com/index.htm

 

Spoke

www.spoke.com

 

Staff Canteen

www.staffcanteen.com

 

Jobitorial

www.jobitorial.com

 

JobGrades

www.jobgrades.com

 

JobSchmob

www.jobschmob.com

 

CheckDomain.com

www.betterwhois.com

www.whois.net

 

Looking Deeper

http://domainnamewire.com/2008/11/05/the-poor-man%E2%80%99s-registrant-lookup

 

 

Nonprofits & Social Conscience

 

More Than For-Profits

www.quintcareers.com/volunteering.html

 

Nonprofit Jobs

http://nonprofit.about.com/od/nonprofitwork/Do_Good_and_Get_Paid.htm

 

A Professional Advisor's Guide to Working with Nonprofit Organizations

www.pgdc.com/pgdc/article/2004/06/professional-advisors-guide-working-non-profit-organizations

 

Careers in Nonprofits

www.bc.edu/offices/careers/careers/careerfields/nonprofits/_jcr_content

 

Guidestar NonProfit Database

http://www2.guidestar.org/AdvancedSearch.aspx

 

Idealist

www.idealist.org

 

National Center for Charitable Statistics

http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/nccsTools.php

 

 

Part-Time, Contract, & Temporary Work

 

The Contract Employee's Handbook

www.cehandbook.com/cehandbook/htmlpages/ceh_main.html

 

Temp Jobs

http://jobsearch.about.com/od/tempjobs/Temporary_Jobs_and_Agencies.htm

 

Directory of Contract Staffing Firms

www.cjhunter.com/dcsf/view_some.html?SearchType=complete

 

Backdoorjobs.com

www.backdoorjobs.com

 

Summerjobs.com

www.summerjobs.com/do/all_employers

 

 

Work For Minorities

 

Job-hunting after 35 – probably missing

www.stc.org/intercom/PDFs/2002/20020708_20-22.pdf

 

Instead, try:

Job-hunting after 40

www.imdiversity.com/villages/careers/articles/bruce_jobhunt_after_40.asp

 

And:

Selling the Age Advantage

www.workforce50.com/Content/Articles/Art0013_Selling_The_Age_Advantage.cfm

 

Career Resources for Diversity Candidates

www.guidetocareereducation.com/tips-and-tools/diversity

 

IMDiversity

www.imdiversity.com/EmployerProfiles

 

 

Work For the Disabled

 

Getting Hired

www.gettinghired.com/ParticipatingCompanies.aspx

 

recruitABILITY – not currently helpful

 

Instead, try DisabledPerson.com:

www.disabledperson.com/resources

 

Disability.gov

www.disability.gov/employment/jobs_%26_career_planning

 

Work Support

www.worksupport.com

 

Closing the Gap

www.closingthegap.com/index.lasso

 

 

For Ex-Offenders

 

Ex-Offender Resources and Assistance

www.hirenetwork.org/resource.html

 

Ex-offender Re-entry

www.exoffenderreentry.com/tips.html

 

 

Salaries

 

JobStar Salary Surveys

www.jobstar.org/tools/salary/sal-surv.cfm

 

Job Search Intelligence

www.jobsearchintelligence.com

 

The Real Rate Survey

www.realrates.com/survey.htm

 

Payscale

www.payscale.com

 

 

Communities & Relocating

 

City Data

www.city-data.com

 

Jobmaps

http://jobmaps.us

 

The Best Places to Live in America

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2010

 

US Census Bureau

http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en

 

All You Can Read

www.allyoucanread.com

 

Chambers of Commerce Directory

www.2chambers.com

 

Cell Phone Coverage

www.cellreception.com/coverage

 

Home Price Records

www.homepricerecords.com

 

Housing Maps

www.housingmaps.com

 

The Weather Channel

www.weather.com/activities/driving

 

HomeFair

www.homefair.com

 

Realtor.com

www.realtor.com

 

Sigalert

www.sigalert.com