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Using the Business Database to Search for Jobs

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Learn how to use ReferenceUSA's Business Database to Search for Jobs and Careers. Available at subscribing libraries.

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Using the Business Database to Search for Jobs

  1. 1. How  to   Use  the  U.S.  Business  Database  to   search  for  jobs.  
  2. 2. 1.  From  the  Home  Page  select  the  U.S.  Business  database  
  3. 3. 2.  Select  the  Advanced  Search  Tab.  
  4. 4. 3.  Select  the  elements  from  the  le@  hand  side  that  are  important  for   you.    Complete  the  search  filters  in  the  center  column.     **Start  by  narrowing  your  search  to  your  geography.  Think  about  the  work   environment  you  succeed  in  and  the  characterisHcs  you’d  like  in  a  company  you   work  for.    Use  your  answers  to  determine  what  filters  to  select.  
  5. 5. 4.  Press  Update  Count  to  see  how  many  companies  fit  your  criteria.   Press  View  Results  to  see  the  results.     **Remember  to  filter  your  unHl  the  record  count  is  a  manageable.  
  6. 6. 5.  From  the  results  page  you  have  the  opHon  to  view  the  detailed   records  for  a  company  by  selecHng  the  name  of  the  company.     **  You  can  use  the  website  and  social  media  links,  if  available,  for  the  company  to  see  if   they  have  a  career  secAon  where  they  post  jobs  or  you  can  call  the  business.  
  7. 7. 1.  From  the  results  page  you  can  download  or  print  the  records.   Scroll  to  the  boNom  of  the  page  and  look  at  the  number  of  records   you  can  export  at  one  Hme.      
  8. 8. 2.    Scroll  back  to  the  top  of  the  results  page.    Select  the  square  on  the  right   of  the  company  name.    This  selects  the  enHre  page  of  results;  25  records.   Select  the  arrow  to  move  to  the  next  page  and  select  these  records.    Repeat   this  process  unHl  you  reach  your  export  limit.    
  9. 9. 4.  Select  the  Download  or  Print  buNon  from  the  top  or  boNom  of  the   page.  
  10. 10. 5.  Select  the  file  format  you  want  and  the  level  of  detail  you  require   in  the  download  select  download  records.    Select  Download  Records   or  Email  the  Records.  
  11. 11. 6.  To  download  more  records  select  the  back  buNon  
  12. 12. 7.  Unselect  the  records  you  had  selected.      
  13. 13. 8.  Move  to  a  page  you  have  not  downloaded.    Select  the  next  series   of  records.    Select  download.  
  14. 14. 9.  Select  the  file  format  you  want  and  the  level  of  detail  you  require   in  the  download  select  download  records.    Select  Download  Records   or  Email  the  Records.   Repeat  from  step  6  to  download  more  records.  

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