Company Databases

The following databases provide in-depth information about specific companies — they are especially useful for research, e.g., learning more about a company's products and market, personalizing cover letters (see Resume and Cover Letter Expert Advice), and preparing for interviews (see InterviewSmart® Online).

Hoover's
Comprehensive national databases that provide capsule and detailed company information.
Thomas Net
Valuable database with companies, brand names, and product & service categories (including online catalogs) of US manufacturers.

These are online yellow pages with millions of companies in all fields; as such, they are ideal for quickly locating specific companies.

SuperPages
Extensive national yellow pages directory database that allows searching by industry or name, city and state; you will also be able to then access lists by category.
Switchboard
Extensive national company directory database that allows searching by business name or category in specific cities and states.


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