Company Research and Exploration

Company Research

Reference USA
This database gives company information such as industry, estimated sales, locations of headquarters, branches and subsidiaries, credit rating, number of employees and corporate hierarchy.

Corfacts

Corporate Information
Here you can search for large corporations by country and by U.S. state as well as by name or ticker symbol. The site gives reports with sales dividends, earnings, P/E ratios, inventory statistics and more.  Free registration is required.

Edgar  Edgar provides access to the quarterly reports (10-Q), annual reports (10-K) and other forms filed by public companies through the Securities and Exchange Commission. Anyone can access this information for free.

Glass Door  An inside guide to jobs and companies.

Simply Hired  Research salaries, add jobs,to a job map, and view company profiles.
 

Career Exploration

O*Net
http://online.onetcenter.org
Find a job to match your skills and interests. This is a "comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics" that defines and describes occupations, their job requirements and skills needed.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online
www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/ooqhome.htm
"OOQ provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics."

Licensed Occupations- all states
Search for occupational licensing requirements by state, occupation or agency. This tool includes information on licenses that may be required by law in order for you to practice a particular occupation.

CareerKey Test
www.careerkey.org/english
This short test will match your skills and personality traits to careers. Click on one of your suggested careers to get a description and outlook from the Occupational Outlook Handbook (see below).

America's Career InfoNet
www.acinet.org
"Time for a career move? Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online."

Job Hunter's Bible
www.jobhuntersbible.com
The online supplement to Richard Bolles' What Color is Your Parachute?.