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Business Research

This guide is an introduction for conducting research on business topics.

Research a Career

Research a career/job

Occupational Outlook Handbook (online book)
Search the handbook to find career information:  duties, training, pay, job outlook, resources, and more. (source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).

O*net OnLine
"O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers" (source: O*NET OnLine).

Toolkit for job seekers, students, businesses, professionals. Provides information on skills, training, wages, jobs, industry, and state & local information. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

California CareerZone
A career exploring and coaching site that uses O*NET data. (source: California Career Resource Network)

GlassDoor for students 
Offers job listing, company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, and CEO approval ratings (source: About Glassdoor).
Focus is on the entry-level position. Provides job searching, information on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, negotiating offers, salaries.



Establish your own account to build a professional network. Provides the ability to search: jobs, companies, salaries, connect to other professionals and join interest groups. Help on the use of this resource LinkedIn Help.

LinkedIn Jobs
Use this search to locate jobs posted on LinkedIn. Read more about jobs from LinkedIn's official blog

LinkedIn Salary
Use this search to learn a salary for a location and position. (Note: Limited access to non-LinkedIn members).