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Made available by Brooklyn College's Magner Center for Career Development and Internships, Career Insider offers occupational profiles, company profiles, industry profiles, and many other resources for those researching or seeking jobs and careers.

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The Magner Center for Career Development and Internships offers a wide range of career programs to Brooklyn College undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni.  Students can access the Magner Center's services by logging into BC WebCentral and clicking the "Career" tab.

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Build your future with O*NET OnLine

O*NET OnLine is an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations.  The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is being developed under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA) through a grant to the North Carolina Employment Security Commission.

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For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each state, and more.

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Business Insights: Essentials (previously known as Business and Company Resource Center) is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

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Inform yourself about a company or industry by searching for news in Business Source Complete.

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Search across many of Gale's Infotrac databases including Academic One File with Gale's Power Search interface.  This multi-subject database is good place to start for news, magazine, trade, and academic journals.

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Glassdoor.com gives you an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, and salary ranges for thousands of companies.

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Use Lexis-Nexis's business module to find companies' profiles, SEC filings, and business and industry news.
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Thoroughly research companies and industries with Mergent Online.  Mergent Online includes: U.S. and International Company Data, U.S. and International Company Archives, U.S. and International Annual Reports, U.S. and International Earnings Estimates, Company FactSheets, Institutional Holdings Data, Insider Trading Data, Expanded Long-Term Debt, Executive Biographies, Industry Reports (North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific), Equity Portraits, and Corporate Bond Portraits.

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This national financial newspaper offers in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. Full-text coverage for the Eastern edition is 1984-current; for the online version, 2010-current. Users can search, as well as browse by controlled topics/subjects.

Statistics

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Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
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Preformatted and customizable data on all aspects of employment and work.

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Other Statistical Sources http://www.bls.gov/bls/other.htm Compiled by the BLS, these are additional statistical sources, including federal and international agencies.  Includes:

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Baruch College's tutorial about career and job resources, including the Occupational Outlook Handbook and LexisNexis.  Some of the information is specific to Baruch, but much of it is helpful to Brooklyn College students as well.

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GuideStar provides information about nonprofit organizations, including their IRS Form 990 filings. Users must register to use the site's free search tool.
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This site is an online version of a print magazine that is no longer published.  The website contains articles on personal finance advice, career trends, and entrepreneurship resources targeted at recent college graduates.  Users can also subscribe to a free newsletter via Facebook, Twitter, and RSS.