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Beyond Monster.com
Online Job Search Tools at the
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Online Resources
• The Library’s resources can help you find
job descriptions and keywords for your
resume and company information.
• Most are available by remote access
• Go to www.ahml.info
There are several places on the
library’s homepage to direct you to
coming events for job help
• Upcoming Events
• Library News
• EVENTS – will direct you to
Adult Event Calendar
Jobs & Careers Page
RESEARCH > jobs & careers
Online Resources for Job
Descriptions and Keywords
Click on connect to a live tutor>Career Help for an online
chat and resume review.
Click on Jobs & Careers Databases , then click on
• Career Cruising
• Careers Internet Database
• Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
• Illinois Career Resource Network
• Occupational Outlook Handbook
• O*NET
• Tutor.com Career Center
• Safari Select
Career Cruising
• Self-directed tools to explore careers,
education and training, and education
options
• Detailed occupation profiles
• Employment guides for resumes (paper
and electronic), interview skills, letter
writing, and more
• Postings on job boards and company
websites
Career Internet Database
Comprehensive reports of career profiles
for the 21st Century based on the most
up-to-date information and vocational
guidance
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
A comprehensive career research
database
– Jobs – information on more than 3,000 jobs
and 94 industries
– Skills - helps uses learn the essentials of
finding a job
– Resources – searchable resources and
directories, and videos
Illinois Career Resource Center
• Information on occupations, education
• Job search hints
• Resume writer
• Links to employers
Occupational Outlook Handbook
• Major reference source from the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
• Source of career information providing
training and education needed, earnings,
job prospects, work you will do, along with
job search tips and
• Keywords to use in your resume
O*Net Online
• The nation's primary source of occupational
information, providing comprehensive
information on key attributes and characteristics
of workers and occupations
• Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use
by job seekers, workforce development and HR
professionals, students, researchers:
Skills, Abilities, Tasks, and more
Safari Select
• 400+ instructional eBooks from leading
computer and Information Technology
publishers
Online Resources for
Company Information
Click on Business Databases, then click on
the databases which provide the most information
about a company and industry:
–Business Source Premier
–Lexis Nexis Library Express
–Million Dollar Directory
–Plunkett Research
–ReferenceUSA
Business Source Premier
• Full text of more than 2,000 business
publications as well as market research
reports, industry reports, country reports,
company profiles and
• SWOT analyses –Strengths, Weaknesses,
Opportunities, and Threats) of companies
Click on SWOT from our
Business Databases page
Lexis Nexis Library Express
• A powerful, easy-to-use, Web-based service that is a
unique combination of news, business, and legal
information.
• Access over 9,500 news, business, and legal sources.
The news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-
the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers,
wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news,
and foreign-language sources.
• Use the Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed
company information and financial performance
measures or identify and compare companies matching
specific criteria.
Million Dollar Directory
• National directory of 1.8 million businesses and their
products
• The Million Dollar Database provides comprehensive
marketing information on both public and private
companies and their executives.
• Profiles include specialty information like executive
biographies and proprietary eight-digit SIC codes.
• The database is especially designed to help you lookup
in-depth company & contact information, find new sales
opportunities, conduct marketing research, and identify
potential job opportunities
Reference USA
• 14 million U.S. businesses
• Yellow Page and Business White Page
telephone directories
• Annual reports
• 10-Ks and other SEC information
• Chambers of Commerce
• Business magazines, newspapers
• Industry and specialty directories
Additional Resources
• Job Search Binder
• Job Networking Support Groups List
• Jobs & Careers Research Collection
• Job and career books to check out
• Computer skill help on Lynda.com,
Interactive CD-ROMs and DVDs
Search by keyword Excel and modify search
ANSWER CENTER – ASK US
847-506-2633
11/10

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Beyond Monster.com

  • 1. Beyond Monster.com Online Job Search Tools at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • 2. Online Resources • The Library’s resources can help you find job descriptions and keywords for your resume and company information. • Most are available by remote access • Go to www.ahml.info
  • 3. There are several places on the library’s homepage to direct you to coming events for job help • Upcoming Events • Library News • EVENTS – will direct you to Adult Event Calendar
  • 4.
  • 5. Jobs & Careers Page RESEARCH > jobs & careers
  • 6. Online Resources for Job Descriptions and Keywords Click on connect to a live tutor>Career Help for an online chat and resume review. Click on Jobs & Careers Databases , then click on • Career Cruising • Careers Internet Database • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center • Illinois Career Resource Network • Occupational Outlook Handbook • O*NET • Tutor.com Career Center • Safari Select
  • 7.
  • 8. Career Cruising • Self-directed tools to explore careers, education and training, and education options • Detailed occupation profiles • Employment guides for resumes (paper and electronic), interview skills, letter writing, and more • Postings on job boards and company websites
  • 9.
  • 10. Career Internet Database Comprehensive reports of career profiles for the 21st Century based on the most up-to-date information and vocational guidance
  • 11.
  • 12. Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center A comprehensive career research database – Jobs – information on more than 3,000 jobs and 94 industries – Skills - helps uses learn the essentials of finding a job – Resources – searchable resources and directories, and videos
  • 13.
  • 14.
  • 15. Illinois Career Resource Center • Information on occupations, education • Job search hints • Resume writer • Links to employers
  • 16.
  • 17.
  • 18. Occupational Outlook Handbook • Major reference source from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics • Source of career information providing training and education needed, earnings, job prospects, work you will do, along with job search tips and • Keywords to use in your resume
  • 19.
  • 20.
  • 21. O*Net Online • The nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations • Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers: Skills, Abilities, Tasks, and more
  • 22.
  • 23.
  • 24. Safari Select • 400+ instructional eBooks from leading computer and Information Technology publishers
  • 25.
  • 26. Online Resources for Company Information Click on Business Databases, then click on the databases which provide the most information about a company and industry: –Business Source Premier –Lexis Nexis Library Express –Million Dollar Directory –Plunkett Research –ReferenceUSA
  • 27. Business Source Premier • Full text of more than 2,000 business publications as well as market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and • SWOT analyses –Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) of companies
  • 28.
  • 29.
  • 30. Click on SWOT from our Business Databases page
  • 31. Lexis Nexis Library Express • A powerful, easy-to-use, Web-based service that is a unique combination of news, business, and legal information. • Access over 9,500 news, business, and legal sources. The news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to- the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and foreign-language sources. • Use the Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures or identify and compare companies matching specific criteria.
  • 32.
  • 33.
  • 34.
  • 35. Million Dollar Directory • National directory of 1.8 million businesses and their products • The Million Dollar Database provides comprehensive marketing information on both public and private companies and their executives. • Profiles include specialty information like executive biographies and proprietary eight-digit SIC codes. • The database is especially designed to help you lookup in-depth company & contact information, find new sales opportunities, conduct marketing research, and identify potential job opportunities
  • 36.
  • 37.
  • 38.
  • 39. Reference USA • 14 million U.S. businesses • Yellow Page and Business White Page telephone directories • Annual reports • 10-Ks and other SEC information • Chambers of Commerce • Business magazines, newspapers • Industry and specialty directories
  • 40.
  • 41.
  • 42.
  • 43. Additional Resources • Job Search Binder • Job Networking Support Groups List • Jobs & Careers Research Collection • Job and career books to check out • Computer skill help on Lynda.com, Interactive CD-ROMs and DVDs Search by keyword Excel and modify search ANSWER CENTER – ASK US 847-506-2633 11/10