Job Search Resources

Search tips for researching jobs online

One of the first steps in most career searches today is using search engines on the internet to seek out different resources. Learning to use search engines effectively and efficiently is an art. The following tools are some search engine basics to help you perfect your skills.

Resources for Global Employment

Looking for an international job? This website offers good insights about jobs and what life will be like abroad.

Job Search Links 

Wall Street Journal Careers

Profiles about companies, careers, and industries to guide job seekers toward finding the right career opportunity:

Information technology job search site:

General job search sites:

USA Jobs - The official website for the federal government

Nonprofit jobs:

General Resources

The library at Lawrence Technological University has many resources that are specific to helping graduate business students identify organizations that may be a good fit with career objectives. Researching these organizations should be part of any integrated job search. Below is a sample list of the resources available. Should you need additional help, one of the media specialists in the library will be glad to assist you.
Business Resource helps you research prospective employers.
Lexis Nexis lets you research business articles, facts, employers, and specific individuals.
US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook 


OneSource - helps to identify potential employers by a number of different variables. They offer a free trial period, but after that there is a fee for this resources:

Riley Guide- Provides free career and employment information:


More Career Information/Tools/Blogs:

Harvard Business Review