Company / Organization Profiles
Use profiles sources to locate brief information about various aspects of a known organization - find out whether a company is public or private, locate financial data from a 990 for a nonprofit, gain insight into strategy and leadership, Many of these resources also provide current news.
Company & Non-Profit Directories
Use directories to locate organizations in a specific geographic area, in a specific industry sector (agriculture, retail, government, nonprofit etc) as well as leadership contacts.
Article & News
Searching for news on companies or organizations is a great way to learn more about current activities and strategy, giving you information you can use to prepare for an interview.
Specialized industry-specific news sources:
Industry & Market
Interested in working in a specific industry? Use these sources to get detailed information into major companies that make up a specific industry and the environmental influences that impact their strategy and decision-making.
Finance & Investment Portals
Salary & Compensation Sources
Use these sources to learn more about salary, compensation and cost of living.
Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey: bls.gov/ncs
UMN Collegiate Graduate Survey Salary Data: your Career Center has yours
Market Value of Position: careerwise.
UMN Career Center Gold Pass Resources
Be sure to check out the fabulous resources available to you through Gold Pass
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES THE MAROON AND GOLD NETWORK
A free, online resource for accelerating career development. University of Minnesota alumni are innovative, creative and ambitious. They’re also interested in sharing their talent and expertise with fellow alumni and students to help them advance their careers. To meet that need, the Alumni Association has launched the Maroon and Gold Network.
Use InterviewStream to get practice interviewing. Choose questions or question sets and respond via webcam. InterviewStream video captures can be viewed by you and / or shared with a career counselor for feedback. umn.interviewstream.com
View informational interviews from University of Minnesota alumni and other professionals, and hundreds of other videos on job-search related topics. www.candidcareer.com/UMNTwinCities
US City Guides provide career and employment information for cities throughout the US. Learn about job and internship search resources, employment trends, resume guidelines, interview tips and cultural advice.
Country Guides provide career and employment information for 120-plus locations worldwide. Learn about job search resources, employment trends, and work permits and visa needs in countries throughout the world.
GoinGlobal also hosts a H1B Visas database which provides application records from 2009 to date for American employers interested in hiring international talent.
Additional Career Development Sources
Bloomberg Market Concepts Certification on the Bloomberg Professional terminal.
Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is a self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of 3 sections — Core Concepts (includes four modules – Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, Equities), Getting Started on the Terminal and Portfolio Management. Review. Using Bloomberg Professional in Wilson Library for detailed information on using Bloomberg Professional.