Tips on Using Employer Web Pages for Career Exploration
These links to leading employers can help you learn more about the industry, and achieve your career objectives even faster.
Most company Web Pages are packed with useful information. To get the most out of them, and to give you an edge in securing the opportunities you want, review the following to help you use all of available resources. While you are probably generally familiar with most of these, they are worth a second look to get into the specifics.
About Us section – This section will tell you what the range of business the company is in. Some large corporations have many divisions that can actually do very different things. If you are fortunate enough to secure an interview for an internship or permanent employment, the About Us section will become even more important to you. Study it to become familiar with the details of what the company does, and what it stands for, so you can answer questions confidently with detailed and intelligent responses.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement – Learn about a companies commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Learn about specific opportunities for those that identify with one or more groups.
The Jobs listings section – A big secret is that many positions never make it to the big job boards. For various reasons, including the cost of advertising them, the most up to date openings and opportunities are going to be directly on the jobs section of the employer web page.
Student/Campus/University Page –
- Co-Op Programs let you learn on the job while enrolled in school
- Internships are often offered during the summer, and sometimes during the year, pay attention to the application deadline, some are earlier than others.
- Some companies have internships for High School students
- Early Career Programs including Leadership Development Programs often in their own section, separate from regular job listings.
The Adecco Group – The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s second largest Human Resources provider and temporary staffing firm, and a Fortune Global 500 company.
Randstad – Randstad NV, commonly known as Randstad and stylized as randstad, is a Dutch multinational human resource consulting firm headquartered in Diemen, Netherlands. It was founded in the Netherlands in 1960 by Frits Goldschmeding and operates in around 39 countries.
Kelly Services – Kelly Services, Inc. is an American office staffing company that operates globally. The company places employees at all levels in various sectors including financial services, information technology, and law.
EmployBridge – EmployBridge is the largest industrial staffing company in the U.S. with three decades of proven success. Most importantly, they’re the backbone behind the nation’s leading workforce experts: ResourceMFG, ProLogistix, Select, ProDrivers, RemX, Remedy and Westaff.
Labor Finders – Since 1975, Labor Finders has had a simple and clear mission: treat workers and customers fairly. By embodying this mission, they’ve built an honest and dependable staffing company that puts more than 20,000 people to work every day.
Coworx Staffing Services – Coworx Staffing Services LLC provides staffing solutions. The Company offers temporary staffing, direct hire, pay rolling, diversity, and managed services. Coworx Staffing Services serves customers in the United States.
Integrity Staffing Services – At Integrity Staffing, opportunity is everything. They take an associate-first approach to ensure the people we employ, the businesses we serve and the communities where we work all have the opportunity to grow and thrive.
Hire Dynamics – Hire Dynamics is a twelve-time winner of Best of Staffing providing talent for contact centers, manufacturing, warehouses & administrative jobs in the US.
The ExecuSearch Group – The Execu|Search Group is a leading recruitment, contract staffing, and workforce solutions firm with offices throughout the U.S.