O*NET Online

O*NET OnLine is an application that was created for the general public-to provide broad access to the O*NET database of occupational information.

The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and … [ Read more ]

Salary Expert

Simple but powerful and useful service. Simply choose the job title and a zip code or metro area. What you’ll get is the average salary, a salary range, equivalent “Renter’s Buying Power”, bonus and benefits figures, national norms for the position, and a position description. Excellent!

Who’s Hiring

An MBA is a healthy boost to any career, but if you have your heart set on working at a particular company, you want to make sure that it’ll be recruiting on campus when you graduate. Here’s a BusinessWeek Online tool that lets you pick a company and find out which schools it hires MBAs from.

Companies Online

Great resource from Lycos Small Business section. Search for a company name and get the basic details. Also shows all the URLs the company owns.


A source of information and research on over 50,000 high technology manufacturers and developers. You can search by research areas, products, or company executives. Site also lets you see competitors for the company you’re interested in.

Searching for Employer Information

This site provides information about specific companies that are listed alphabetically, regionally or by keyword search.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

A database searchable by company name, industry, or product name. Use of the database of more than 155,000 companies in the United States requires submission of a free registration form.

Fortune 500

The site for the world famous list. Enough said.

Inc. 500

Inc. Magzine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Search

A searchable database of SIC codes. Search by keyword or start at the Examine the Manual Structure. From there, a particular industry’s SIC code can be obtained for use in searching some of the business directories.

ComFind (AllBusiness.com)

A database searchable by business category, product, service, or company name.

Corporate Profiles (Jobfind.com)

Provides a company search feature that links to information about companies which currently have employment opportunities available. Information may include a company history, employee benefits, and the company’s corporate philosophy and culture.

Vault.com – the insider career network

Vault is your one-stop career resource – dedicated to helping chart your best career path – and preparing you to land that highly competitive position. On the site you will find comprehensive information, including:

* Employer profiles and rankings, which combine the inside perspective of anonymous employee reviews with expert context from Vault’s editors.
* Industry blogs and news stories that help professionals stay on … [ Read more ]


WetFeet.com gives you the scoop on the companies, industries, and careers you’re considering, and advice on everything from breaking into a new industry in mid-career, negotiating salaries and stock options, to getting that ideal job, to relocating to a new city.

WetFeet.com does more than reprint the corporate brochure—it has the inside information you usually can’t get about a job or company until you start working … [ Read more ]

Hoover’s Online