Liautaud Career Services Announces Free Access to Hoover’s Company Database

UIC Liautaud and Hoover’s have teamed up to assist Liautaud students in preparation for their job search.  Hoover’s is a world class business research tool that provides information on more than 66 million companies and industries. Hoover’s allows you to extensively research target companies placing you in a better position to narrow your search and prepare for interviews.

 Hoover’s Can Help You:

·         Understand your prospect. Get started with company overview, detailed financials, product offerings, executive bios, and more.

·         Analyze their business environment using insight and information about more than 700 industry segments.

·         Streamline your research process with powerful search, sort, and download tools.

·         Build target lists and presentation-ready reports based on criteria important to you: key contacts, company size, industry, title, ZIP code, and more.

How to Sign Up

On Monday, February 28th, we will be loading student UIC emails into the Hoover’s database system.  You will receive an email directly from Hoover’s inviting you to sign up for access to the database.  You should receive this email from Hoovers no later than Wednesday, March 2, 2011 and most likely before that.  DO NOT DELETE THIS EMAIL! The email is directly linked to an account that has been personally set up for you.  Please open the email and click on the link, create a username and password and your account will be activated at that time. YOU MUST USE YOUR UIC EMAIL for security purposes (no Gmail, Yahoo, etc…) If you have any issues or do not receive the email from Hoovers, please contact John Karras at jkarras@uic.edu.

 We are excited about the possibilities this new database offers and we know it will provide numerous benefits in your career search!