3rd Dec 2016
Career Management Tools

Managing your career is about more than finding a job. It’s a self-monitored process of developing and implementing a plan to support yourself and your family financially.Below you will find a list of tools to help you make informed decisions while charting your career course so you can achieve greater life goals.

Choosing a Career

Getting a College Education or Specialized Training

  • KnowHow2Go – Provides extensive information and resources on the value of continuing education after high school.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Government application to improve your chances of receiving a grant.
  • Fast Web –College Scholarship Matching Service

Yahoo Finance – College and Education Calculators, Tools and Advice

Where to Find Hidden Jobs

  • Union.com – Largest database of labor unions in the US
  • Online Newspaper Directory – Search thousands of newspapers listed by country and region.
  • Wikipedia – List of newspapers in the US including top 25 by circulation.
  • Journal Seek – Largest database of categorized journals by industry with 97,694 titles and 5,171 publishers.

Researching a Company

  • Dunn and Bradstreet’s Million Dollar Database – Provides background information on 1.6 million US and Canadian companies.
  • Standard and Poor’s Register of Corporations– Research facts on 100,000 public and private companies including listing of officers and directors with position titles and departments.
  • Mergent’s Industry Review (formerly Moody’s Industrial Manual) – Lists business and financial data on global publicly listed companies.
  • Thomas Register of American Manufacturers – Search US and Canadian industrial buyers and suppliers on national, regional and local level.
  • Ward’s Business Directory – Gale directory library digital database of public and private companies in Canada and Mexico. 

Job Interviewing

  • Interview Smart – Online interactive interview coaching service.
  • Quintessential Careers – Forbes Rated Career Management Resource
  • Geek Interview– Share interview questions with others and comment on theirs. Database contains 23,780 questions with 70505 Answers in 235 categories

Evaluating a Job Offer

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