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Web Resources

General Sites

Sites for Those Just Starting Out

Salary Guides and Relocation Information

  • America’s Career InfoNet uses US Department of Labor statistics to provide information on wages, employment trends and job outlook.Individual state profiles include largest, highest paying and fastest growing employment sectors and largest employers.
  • The Personal Salary Wizard allows you to obtain salary ranges for jobs by zip code or state/metro region. Also useful for identifying related job titles/positions and job descriptions.
  • Jobstar Salary Surveys contain more than 300 salary guides and articles on salary negotiation.
  • The Home buyer’s Fair provides relocation information such as salary calculator, city reports, real estate listings and crime statistics.

Researching Employers

  • Start your research at the employer’s web site.The company provides the information you find there.Look at news, project development, mission statements, product information and career opportunities.This information will help you tailor your cover letter to their needs.
  • Hoovers Online is a business reference directory of employers.Searches can be done by company name or industry.
  • Provides employer profiles and industry reports based on independent research and insider information.Job listings and message boards (The Electronic Water Cooler) are found here.
  • Fortune magazine.Choose Company Lists from main menu for links to 100 Best Companies to Work For, America’s Fastest Growing Companies, America’s Best Companies for Minorities and more.
  • Employers and hot career topics

Job Banks