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Liaison librarian

  • michael [dot] david [dot] miller [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7440
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
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  • Catalogue record

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Principal resources

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Liaison librarian

  • michael [dot] david [dot] miller [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7440
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Company information, Industry information & Company rankings

Company & Industry information

Make sure you research the company you want to work for or the industry you want to work in, prior to writing your cover letter and going your interviews.

  • Factiva
    Full-text news and financial information - International.
  • FP Infomart
    All-in-one source of information on Canadian companies tracked by the Financial Post Data Group, as well as related stories from the Financial Post (National Post).
  • Passport GMID (Euromonitor)
    Background, competitive environment, market share, outlook, related industry reports and more.
  • Hoover's Company Records
    Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives.
  • International Directory of Company Histories
    3-6 page long public company histories
  • Marketline (Datamonitor) 
    Contains SWOT, competitors, market share, related industry reports.
  • Mergent Online
    International coverage, contains public and private companies (click on D&M 20M tab for private company search). Comprehensive financials, competitors, annual reports, and more.

Company rankings

Tech Industry

Top in Canada

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Liaison librarian

  • michael [dot] david [dot] miller [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7440
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Employment research and CV preparation

Job Hunting & Deciding on a Job Market

Search the McGill Library catalogue for books on these subjects:

  • Job Hunting
  • Career Changes

Creating Résumés, Cover Letters, & Interview Preparation

See this list of books at the library. 

For additional books, search the McGill Library catalogue for books on these subjects:

  • Application for positions
  • Résumés (Employment)
  • Cover letters
  • Employment interviewing
Additional résumé/CV help.
  • Online Career Library (Vault Guides)
  • Job Futures - Canada's national career and education planning tool
  • C.V. and Cover Letter - A McGill University ressource from the Career Planning Service (CaPS) with suggestions on writing effective cover letters and cirriculum vitæ. CaPS also offers CV Writing and Cover Letter Practice workshops, as well as a daily CV Drop In. You may also schedule an appointment to have your CV or cover letter reviewed by a career advisor at 514-398-3304.

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