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Job Searching Databases

Georgia Career Information System
Presented by the Georgia Career Information Center this site has tools for skills assessment, and job searching. To access this site outside the library, use user id: sandylib and password: gcis2246 

Job & Career Accelerator
Comprehensive online job searching database for job seekers. May need GALILEO password to use this database.

MergentIntellect (coming soon, see below)

Over 44 million businesses listed with job searching tool included from pertinent company data. Job announcements listed under most companies.


Testing & Educational Reference Center
Includes a great resume builder, testing and scholarship information, etc.

The Riley Guide
Self-assessment tools, advice about resumes, salary guides.
Damn Good Resumes
Home of the books, this web site also has loads of content for job seekers with sample letters and hints for successful interviewing and resume writing.
Has a resume builder and career and employment resources available. Also provides practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses for ages K-college.

General Business Information

The Industry Research Desk

This site offers an 18 step tutorial on searching an industry or company.

The Better Business Bureau
Check to see if a company has a bad reputation.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Loads of statistics on every area of employment but use this site to access the Occupational Outlook Handbook and Career Guide to Industries.

Find products, services, companies or jobs.

Small Business Administration
Starting a business.

Business Plans
View 60 free business plans more available for purchase.

Funding grants and info for nonprofits

Market Segmentation Resources
From Library of Congress a pathfinder to resources on markets and potential customers

Home Biz Tools
Articles, advice and ideas for home business operators

Company Research

The Library subscribes to several databases which provide company information. Click here to access these databases (click here to learn how to look up the GALILEO password).  Your library card number may be required if remote use (from home) is allowed. The following databases are worthy of checking out:

Reference USA
National company directory; build target lists; news articles, residential section included.

MergentIntellect (coming soon)
Perform Job searches using government BLS Codes, special job search for Veterans and Military personnel. Use DUNS numbers to search, over 5 years worth of stock information.

Get comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks.

Standard & Poors’ Netadvantage
Access companies, industry outlook, fund information