Career Resources on the Internet

The internet contains a wealth of free career information and resources. Here are some of the better sites that we recommend:

The Internet has been the most fundamental change
during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.”
– Rupert Murdoch

Business Networking

LinkedIn is an online networking tool that makes it easier to meet people, whether you are looking for a job, a lead for a project, or looking for an industry expert.

Ryze members are around the world, with more than 500,000 members in more than 200 countries. Ryze is a general-purpose business network community, offering customizable personal profile pages and both private messaging and public discussion areas.

Spoke boasts that over 40 million people are in their database, using their software for job searches and hiring, contact updates, business development, and general networking.

ZoomInfo is a search engine, delivering comprehensive information on over 29 million business professionals and two million companies, across virtually every industry. Register with ZoomInfo for free, and your profile is published to the top search engines – making it easier for colleagues, recruiters, employers to find information about you.

Networking Sites – For a more extensive list of networking sites, go to:

Resumes & Letter Writing
JobStar Central
An excellent source of information for tips on writing cover letters and resumes, sample resumes, and information on how to post electronic resumes.

200 Letters for Job Hunters
Author William S. Frank has put his entire book, 200 Letters for Job-Hunters, online for free. The site includes sample cover letters, thank-you letters, cold-call letters, etc.

Career Development

Wall Street Journal: Career Journal
This site contains current articles and a large archive of articles on career development.

Salary Tables and Hiring Data

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Career Guide to Industries

Professional Associations

Yahoo! list and links to professional associations

Thomas Global: Extensive list of trade and professional associations:

Company Research

Research company contact information, history, business, profitability, and jobs at these sites:

Yahoo! Business Directory:

Contact / Phone Information

The most important ways in which I think the Internet will affect the big issue is that it will make it more difficult for government to collect taxes.
– Milton Friedman

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