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Employer and career directories

Employer and career directories can be a useful starting point to researching the employer you are interested in but also make use of other resources. Check out their official website if they have one, along with news and social media sites.

Useful websites for further information
Employer profiles - Prospects
Detailed employer profiles in A - Z order. Filter via work sector or location.
Glassdoor
Provides insider information on companies in relation to salaries, working culture and the recruitment process. These are anonymous views and opinions of employees and applicants and should therefore be read with caution.
Guardian UK 300
Hosted by Targetjobs, provides the popular 300 graduate employers.
Inside Buzz
Wiki providing insider information on companies and careers. Anonymous views and opinions of employees, therefore read with caution.
Times top 100 graduate employers
Glossy guide to top employers as identified from a student survey. Available online although you will need to sign up (for free). Take-away copies are also available from the Careers Service.