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For the business researcher looking for information on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Provides peer-reviewed, full-text coverage plus indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886.
Information about careers and education in ebook format.
Free online technology training, including "Getting Started on the Computer" to "Intro to Facebook" and "Online Job Searching" and more. All classes are 22 minutes or shorter.
Resources on occupations, job searching, resume writing, and links to employers.
Want to ace that test? Use these test preparation materials and interactive practice exams to get an A!
Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation.
In-depth career information covering hundreds of occupations with details on job duties, work environment, required training, pay, and more from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
For the job seeker, the small business owner or the general public, this heavily-used directory provides information on 14 million businesses in the United States plus directory information on 89 million residents.
Read the full content online of over 5,140 technology, digital media and professional development books.
Discover your next career and learn what you need to know to be competetive in today's job market using Vault! With over 200 guidebooks covering a multitude of workplace topics, thousands of company and university profiles, data on occupations and industries, job-related video feeds, and blogs and robust research tools, take advantage of the resource that schools like Harvard Business School, Northwestern, Yale, and the University of Chicago provide their students to get ahead. Get an overview on how to use Vault here with this six-minute video.