Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System’s online learning suite of tutoring, test preparation and educational resources for all ages.
Georgia Career Information System
Presented by the Georgia Career Information Center this site has tools for skills assessment, info on training, occupations and industries and advice for planning the job search. To access this site outside the library, use user id: sandylib and password: gcis2246
Job & Career Accelerator
Comprehensive online job searching database for job seekers. May need GALILEO password to use this database.
The Riley Guide
Self-assessment tools, advice about resumes, salary guides.Bureau of Labor Statistics
Loads of statistics on every area of employment but use this site to access the Occupational Outlook Handbook and Career Guide to Industries.
Damn Good Resumes
Home of the books, this web site also has loads of content for job seekers with sample letters and hints for successful interviewing and resume writing.
Use the corporation search.
BIZGeorgia Business Directory
This site is still building its listings, but has great potential. Search for a business name or search by category.
ABC is the premier local business newspaper.
General Company Information:
The Industry Research Desk
This site offers an 18 step tutorial on searching an industry or company.
Gary Price’s List of Lists
Mr. Price locates the listings of top companies in various industries and links them in one place for you.
Check to see if a company has a bad reputation.
Find products, services, companies or jobs.
Search for nonprofit corporations
Small Business Administration
Starting a business.
View 60 free business plans more available for purchase.
“Counselors to America’s Small Business” (free confidential advice from business experts)
Funding grants and info for nonprofits
Mind your Own Business at the SBA
Walk through the 5 easy steps of business ownership
Market Segmentation Resources
From Library of Congress a pathfinder to resources on markets and potential customers
Home Biz Tools
Articles, advice and ideas for home business operators
How-To Guides at Entrepreneur
Ideas on starting a business
Tutorials on various aspects of marketing your business
Research A Company
The Library subscribes to several databases which provide company information. Click here to access these databases. Some resources require the GALILEO password or library card # if remote use (from home) is allowed. The following databases are worthy of checking out:
National company directory; build target lists; news articles, residential section included
Standard & Poors’ Netadvantage
Access companies, industry outlook, fund information
Business Source Complete (for articles at EBSCOhost)
Academic, trade publications, industry profiles, market research reports