Researching Employers

The best way to make sure you wind up with the job you want is to find out as much as you can about the employment opportunities you're considering. Use the links below to begin your research.

Useful Links:  
Business Journal Directory
From the Baltimore Business Journal website, check out this searchable database of companies in a wide range of industries from various metropolitan areas.

Career TV Company Profiles
Provides video highlights and information on a wide range of employers.'s list of annual list of top entry level companies
Check out the top 500 Entry Level Employers of 2007 listed by

Fortune Magazine's List of Best Companies
Check out Fortune Magazine's annual ranking of best companies.

Research hundreds of companies to learn about the overall organization, average salaries, interview tips, and read anonymous employee reviews. 

Hoovers Online
If you're interested in business this multi-national site will direct you to information about building a profile, employer profiles, and financial and business related updates.

Protecting Yourself from Scam Employers
Provided by the Experience network, this article offers suggestions on how to avoid scam employers and job postings.

This site allows you to research employers and also receive advice on resumes, interviewing, internships, and diversity. It also has internship and full-time job postings. 

CDO Handout:

Research Employers (PDF)