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Finding a job is more than searching the want ads. Job search strategies, like how to create the most powerful resume and cover letter, learning about effective interviewing, and researching company history and culture, often get neglected by job seekers but can set you apart if you do them. Explore the resources below to discover more ways you can improve your job search.


Check out detailed profiles of more than 1,600 Seattle/Puget Sound Employers detailing every aspect of the company including the company culture, recruiting information, and Benefits. Most of this information is not readily available on the employer’s website.


CareerBeam is a virtual career success center - find excellent company and industry research tools, international databases, professional resume & cover letter builders, search strategy resources and much more.

DBM Career Services
DBM, leading provider of career management programs, has aligned its global resources with ours to provide a comprehensive portfolio of career-enhancing programs and tools including: job leads, networking opportunities, career consultation, and assessment tools. Membership is FREE. Use the security key: SPU00231


Find targeted company and industry news, guided web research, detailed information on employers and job functions. Follow the student instructions to login.

Continuously updated comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence on public and private companies worldwide

From the National Association of Colleges and Employers this site provides excellent information on all aspects of a job search

Puget Sound Business Weekly
Find the latest breaking Puget Sound business news, updated throughout the day

Insider company information, advice, and career management services

Great information on companies, industries, and career issues



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