Career Management Links & Resources

We believe that the following websites represent some of the best the web has to offer regarding managing your career or your job search. In addition, your university alumni association and career center websites can be valuable resources.

 General Information and Resources

  • – Job Hunters Bible: Hosted by Richard Bolles, author of “What Color is Your Parachute”
  • – Quintessential Careers: Similar to the Riley Guide; includes numerous links to additional resources.
  • – Job-Hunt: An objective and comprehensive source of the web’s best job search resources
  • – CareerBliss: An online employment search-related information hub
  • – – Career Resources: Job search advice, Resumes & Letters, Interviewing, Salary and Benefits, In the Workplace, Career Development.
  • – JobHero: A comprehensive resource to help you find outstanding resume samples for your job title. Also includes cover communications templates and career resources for veterans.
  • – TheLadders: Originally created to assist the higher end professional ($100K +), TheLadders has since evolved into a comprehensive source of information, tools and resources useful to professionals at all stages of their careers.

Company, Industry and Financial Information

  • – Glassdoor: Very popular source for company reviews, interview tips, and salary/compensation information
  •  – Vault: Company and Industry rankings and reviews; career management advice and resources
  • – Yahoo Finance: Market news, company analyses, personal and business finance information
  • – Hoovers: provides basic facts and backgrounds on companies and industries. Premium subscriptions allow much deeper access to information are available.
  • – The Business Journals: Home page for the entire family of 43 regional business market publications.
  •  – Securities and Exchange Commission: Use to connect to EDGAR database for 10K (annual) and 10Q (quarterly) company financial reports
  • – Largest, free, multi-lingual content encyclopedia; many company and industry profiles can be found here.

General Search Engines

Social Media/Networking Sites and Resources

Graduate School Programs, Applications, and Admissions

Salary and Cost-of-Living Information

  • – Glassdoor: Very popular source for company reviews, interview tips, and salary/compensation information
  • – Salary information and much more!
  • – PayScale: A very robust and comprehensive source for all things “compensation”
  • – Indeed Salary: A feature of the site

People Search Sites

  • – LinkedIn: Use its advanced people search features as to “mine” for internal company “targets”
  • – Connect: Online directory of millions of business contacts. “Give One-Get One” feature.
  • – ZoomInfo: A very comprehensive source of business contact information.
  • – ZabaSearch: A free people search engine. It’s scary, what’s available out there.

Late Stage & “Encore” Careers

Resources for Veterans

  • – Job Search and Career Resources section
  • – VetJobs: Post resumes, search for jobs, and access veteran-specific career resource links.
  • – G.I. Jobs: Career advice and resources on how to find a job in the civilian workforce, job search strategies, resume construction, …
  • – Hire Heroes USA: A good source of resources to assist transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses by building the confidence and skills necessary to seek civilian employment.
  • – Contains job search resources, job postings resume writing and interview tips & tricks, …
  • — A great tool for planning on how much financing your business will take and the best ways to go about funding.

Resources for the Disabled and Challenged