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Career Services

Research Employers & Job Search Strategies

Employer Research and Information

Brief Employer Contact Information & Company Home Pages
ChamberFind.com
CollegeGrad.com - Entry Level Employers
Employer Locator - careeronestop
State Profile - careeronestop
SuperPages.com Yellow Pages
ZoomInfo

In-Depth US Employer Information
Electronic Resources - USC Libraries
(To access, choose "Business" and click on "Find Reources".) 
Glassdoor.com  (Obtain access by emailing  students@glassdoor.com for a password.)
Valuation Resources Industry Reports
WetFeet
EDGAR-- U.S. Securities and Exchange filings for publicly-held companies

International Employers
American Chambers of Commerce Abroad - U. S. Chamber of Commerce
American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries & Foreign Firms Operating in the United States- Uniworld Business Publications
Kompass - Companies worldwide

News and Journal Articles
BusinessWeek (Search for organizations, top right)
Google News 

Employer Rankings
Employer Rankings - Fortune
Employer Resources - job-hunt.org
JobStar - Best Companies 
Top 25 Ideal Employers - BusinessWeek

Manufacturers
ThomasNet
Georgia Manufacturing Directory
West Virginia Manufacturers Directory

Guides For Company Research
Guide to Researching Companies
Targeting & Researching Employers

Interviewing, Networking & Professional Dress

Interviewing
Interviewing videos - CollegeGrad.com
Interviewing - Riley Guide
Interview Follow-Up/Thank You Letters
The Behavioral-Based Interview - University of Maryland
Preparing for a Telephone Interview - Florida State University

Networking
Networking, Interviewing, & Negotiating - Riley Guide
The Art of Networking - Quintessential Careers
Conducting Information Interviews Guide - Florida State University

Avoiding Scams in a Job Search
Job Hunting Job Scams - Federal Trade Commission
Scams and Schemes in Work and Employment Services - Riley Guide
Mystery Shopping Alert
Work-At-Home Schemes - Better Business Bureau Work At Home

Professional Dress
What to Wear - Princeton University
Proper Business Attire and Etiquette - TSolutions.net
Extreme Interview Makeover - University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Dressing for the Interview by Industry - Monster .com
Dress for the Job You Want (For men)

Dining Etiquette
Ellen Degeneres Dining Clip

Resumes, CVs & Job Search Letters

Outlook & Trends - South Carolina & Nationally

National Employment/Occupational Outlook
Compare Employment Trends by Occupation - careeronestop
Finding Employment in Difficult Economic Times
College Hiring Outlook 2012 - NACE JobChoices
Jobs Rated Report - careercast
Labor Market Information Center - careeronestop
State Profile - careeronestop
Occupations - fastest growing, most openings, largest employment, declining, highest paying - careeronestop
Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections - US Bureau of Labor Statistics
STEMTrends (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)


Industry Outlook
Career Guide to Industries - US Bureau of Labor
Industry Information Resources - Valuation Resources
Job Trends - Major Industries - Indeed.com

State & Metropolitan Area Outlook
Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment & Wage Estimates - US Bureau of Labor Statistics
SC Labor Market Information - SC Employment and Workforce

State Economic Development Agencies
State Profile (all states) - careeronestop

Salary Surveys and Data

Relocation Information

Career Fairs

Professional, Scholarly & Trade Associations

Adapted from the University of South Carolina Career Center website, with permission.
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