Major Job Databases
-One of the first and most established job searching databases.
-Can post resumes online for employers to look at.
-Salary information: data collected from 1000s of HR departments. ("Advice" tab ->"Salary & Benefits)
-Resume advice. ("Advice" tab-> "Resumes & Letters"->"Resume Writing Tips")
-Sample resumes. (E.g. "Financial Analyst," "Entry-Level CPA," or "Investment Banker") ("Advice" tab-> "Resumes & Letters"-> "Resume Samples")
-Interviewing. ("Advice" tab->"Interviewing")
-Problem: Head hunters can contact you.
-Utilizes a special search tool that aggregates results from other search engines/databases.
-Acces to thousands of company career sites and job boards.
-Curently available in 19 countries.
-Professional networking tool.
-Over 60 million subscribers.
-Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are members.
-150 different industries and in 200 different countires.
-Description: A major online and print news paper for college and university faculty members and administrators.
-Tabs; news, opinion & ideas, facts & figures, topics, jobs, advice, forums, and events
-Large number and variety of government jobs in many states and countries.
-Reasonable wages and salary increases.
-Easier to get other government jobs once you are in the government system.
-Problems: 1) Application process can take a lot of time, 2) might also have to sit for civil service exams, and 3) some positions are competitive.
-Description: Nonprofit database.More than 1.8 million nonprofit organizations using 12 search fields.
-Problem: A number of company descriptions are empty.
-Nonprofits provide their mission, programs, leaders, goals, accomplishments, and needs-free.
-Special Features: Some reviews provided.
-Problem: Some of the information is not free.
Charity Navigator (FREE)
-Description: Evaluates the financial health of over 5,500 of America's largest charities.
-Special feature: Some 990 IRS forms (forms that nonprofits must submit to the government) are free.
Finance Jobs & H1-B Visa Sponsors
Bloomberg (Accessible through the Bloomber machines inside BEL or the Market Information Lab at the College of Business)
-Finance jobs posted.
-After you log on, type "jobs" and hit "Go."
-A list of companies and institutions that have hired people with green cards and H1-B Visas.
-Relevant metrics include ranking, number of people hired, and salary information.
Leading Source For Career Information
Vault.com (FREE) (After entering company name in the search box, " filter result" to "companies").
-Description: Insider information about companies. Over 10,000 companies listed. Companies sorted into over 180 industries.
-Problem: Unclear how these company profiles were created.
-Special Features: Former employees discuss their experience at the company (After entering company name in the search box, " filter result" by "employee review").
-Problem: Need to pay for a subscription to see full employee reviews.