A great research tool to identify companies in your field!
Hoovers Online is a business research platform that permits searching
US and international company listings by industry, size, and geography to build
lists. This can be a helpful tool for jobseekers who are interested in
determining companies they may want to work for and/or learning more about
The database includes details on approximately 85 million companies.
Most listings include business descriptions, company size details, contact
names and links to company websites where you may find job postings or additional
details that will allow you to build targeted networking/prospecting
communications. Hoover’s also allows users to download this information into
handy Excel spreadsheets that will help job seekers to stay organized.
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Access is provided through ECU’s Joyner Library.
Individuals with a valid ECU Piratemail account can access the system whether
on campus or off. Alumni with expired Piratemail accounts are encouraged to contact
their local public libraries to obtain access. Note that Joyner Library also
allows public use of their computers that are wired to the campus network.
Alumni local to Greenville are encouraged to consider this option.
From the Hoovers homepage, users will find access to training webinars and
resources that will allow them to most effectively use the system. However,
most individuals using Hoovers for building a list of potential employers will
likely be comfortable navigating through the following simple steps:
Click “Build A List”
Use the “+” signs to expand list option
categories and make appropriate selections. Most users begin by specifying
preferences only in the “Company Location” and “Industry” sections, later
editing their search to add additional criteria/further narrow.
Click “View Results” at the bottom right corner
of the page.
Explore detailed information on each listing by
clicking on the company names and/or use the “Export” button on the bottom
right corner of the page to download the information into an Excel or CSV file.