How to use the Net to learn more about specific companies
Many resources are available for exploring specific companies on the Net.
For example, use search engines to type in the name of specific companies you want to learn more about through exploring their Web pages. You can use the Search Engines page of Quintessential Careers to do this type of searching.
Quintessential Careers: Guide to Researching Companies provides a wide variety of resources for exploring companies and industries. You should also read, Step-by-Step Guide to Researching Companies.
JobReviews.com specializes in user-generated reviews of different aspects of the job-hunting process, including interviews, salaries, and the job position itself — with the goal of providing job-seekers with the “inside scoop” about the jobs and careers you are seeking. A potentially great resource.
Searching for Company Information is an extremely comprehensive guide that addresses questions usually asked in a company analysis. Especially helpful in offering tips for finding info about private companies.
Experience.com has profiles of many companies.
Wetfeet.com provides more than 1,600 snapshots of companies: history, business, profitability, and jobs.
Vault.com is another popular site for company profiles.
EDGAR Database is a financial/investor-oriented company database.
Xplore Business has links to several of the databases listed above and some additional sites helpful for researching companies and industries.
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