Researching a Company/Employer Online (Tips & Tricks for Job Seekers)
When applying for a job it is very important to know about the company you’re applying to. There is a wealth of information on nearly every company out there on the internet; you just need to know how to find it.
Learn some of the basic and advance search techniques to find company information through popular search engines Google and Bing. Learn to evaluate information on the web and sort the good from the bad. Learn to search the Oshkosh Public Library’s databases to find reliable, accurate company information.
Class Format: Hands on
Skills required: Basic Computer Skills, i.e. mouse, keyboard, open/close programs; Basic Internet Search Skills
Class Limit 4 (four)
• Basic Google Search Techniques
• Advanced Google Search Techniques
• Different Things You Find on The Internet: Websites, Blogs, News, Opinions, Message Boards
• Evaluating Sources and Information Online
• Using Databases