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Research Employers

  • Lexis Nexis Academic Universe: Provides full-text documents from over 5, 600 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications. Most commonly used to search news articles going back more than 20 years or to retrieve full text company news & financial info
  • Galenet: Databases include the Business and Company Resource Center, General Business File ASAP and Associations Unlimited
  • Job Choices Magazine: Get need-to-know resume and interview tips, plus advice on cover letters and more.

Careers and Occupations

  • Riley Guide: Site includes an A-Z listing of careers and occupations
  • Job Profiles: Provides industry profiles and "a day in the life" for numerous career fields
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Department of Labor resource online. Great place to go for initial career research

Salary Information

  • HomeFair: Excellent cost-of-living comparison and city reports, plus much more!
  • Salary wizard gives salary information by city and job title
  • America's CareerInfoNet: Excellent data on wages and trends searchable by occupation and state

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