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Business & Management Research Guide: Career Resources

A guide to business and management resources at Yale University Library.

About Career Research

An overview of library resources that can help with career research and interview preparation.

Career & Job Search Resources

Company Target Lists

Using existing lists are a quick and easy way to identify companies in a specific industry or with specific traits:

Freely available ranking lists: 

Yale resources:

  • Vault Career InsiderLibrary licensed resource that requires an individual account with a email address for off-campus access. VPN can also be used for access without a personal account. Publishes lists of Top-Ranked Companies, covering a range of industries and functions, including Best Banking, Best Consulting, and Accounting Firms. Rankings include information on firm culture, compensation, and work-life balance. 
  • Competitor Lists in company profiles available through Company Databases. Note: Competitors are identified for various reasons depending on the source. 

Search for public and private companies by industry, location, size, and other criteria with the following databases. 

Identify start-up or VC-backed companies with these databases.

Search for nonprofit organizations by location, programs, and more. 

Research Industries

Visit the Find Industry & Market Research page for additional resources. 

Company, Industry & Market News

Search for Contacts

Have business research questions? Ask us!

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