Job Search Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

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Starting Point 

  • Job & Career Accelerator 
    • Job Boards
    • Resume Builder
    • Cover Letter Builder
    • How to Fill Out a Job Application Tutorial
    • Job Interview Tutorials
  • Business Source Complete - Find company and industry reports.  This will give you an edge in your resume, cover letter, and interview.
  • Use free library books/e-books and streaming videos to help you perfect your resume, cover letter, and interviewing skills.  You can borrow books from our current collection on various topics.

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Featured E-Books


Additional Job Sites

Company Background

  • - The most complete and up-to-date listing of Annual Reports and related financial information online.
  • EDGAR - the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).



National Compensation Survey (select a specific state (e.g., Texas, then select a metropolitan area)


Find associations, councils, societies, and organizations in your trade or industry. Such organizations can help you stay informed about trends in your industry, legislation, continuing education, required and/or recommended certifications, employment, business leads for your small business marketing and networking.

Encyclopedia of Associations - Reference HS17 .G334 2002 3 Vols.

Use a web browser to search for such organizations, or browse the following resources:




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