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The CRS guides help guide your employment research with a "how-to"series of guides. With this guide we demonstrate how to develop lists of companies by criteria (geography, industry, job title)
Build Lists Using Databases
FIRSTHAND (formerly VAULT)
Provided by the FSU Career Center. Career Resources Site provides ranked lists of companies, employee surveys of top employers, career advice, job listings, and career guides to individual industries.
Accessible through myFSU Links in your FSU portal under Career Development.
GoinGlobal provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources for 30 countries including the largest cities in the U.S. and Canada. You can use this database to find a job or internship abroad and the U.S. or to find valuable information on working and living in a specific country or city.
Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis/Nexis)
- from Menu at top of page select "Company Dossier"
- Choose "Create a Company List"
- Select attributes and run list
Mergent Intellect has several different ways to compile lists of companies.
- Advanced Search tab allow you to select from many attributes including Fortune 500/1000 rankings, geography, keywords, industry, executive titles, size, employees, etc.
Fortune rankings include 500(US/Global), world's most admired companies, fastest growing companies, most powerful women, top 25 Creators, 100 best companies to work for, etc.
Forbes compiles many different lists including Global 2000, Largest US public/private companies, sport teams, educational institutions, billionaires, Forbes 400 Richest US People, entertainment, etc.
GlassDoor: 50 Best Places to Work
Employees' Choice Award Winners - updated annually based on employee feedback.
Company rankings based on employee's perception of the company culture. MIT Sloan and CultureX, using data from GlassDoor, rank firms on Agility, Collaboration, Customer, Diversity, Execution, Innovation, Integrity, Performance, and Respect.
Diversity MBA: Best Places to Work for Women And Diverse Managers
Best Places to Work for Women And Diverse Managers. Site recognizes companies and organizations that have outstanding results and have made significant progress in the categories of Recruitment, Representation, Succession Planning, Workplace Inclusion & Retention, Accountability, and Board Diversity.
Just Capital Top 100 Companies
Companies ranked by issues that matter most in defining just business behavior across five stakeholder categories: workers, communities, customers, the environment, and shareholders