Employer & Business Information

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Employer information can be very useful when researching the labour market and identifying which companies and organisations you may wish to apply to for employment.

This is especially true when making Speculative Applications. Make sure you have a look at our advice on CV writing before doing this, to enhance your chances of a successful application.

Employer Information 

  • List of online UK and international directories and business intelligence services.
  • MyCareerHub Strathclyde Organisation Directory of employers who have signed up to advertise opportunities to Strathclyde students. 
  • Material held in Careers Service Resource Centre. This includes basic information on some of the larger graduate employers, including the Civil Service.

Other resources

  • Look at websites of professional bodies. These often include lists of member companies. Find relevant professional bodies via our I want to work in ... section or the Directory of the Professions
  • Business and industry electronic material subscribed to by the Andersonian Library (can only be accessed by Strathclyde students or staff- login required): Business and Industry Database, FAME, OSIRIS and NEXIS UK - all available from the Library's list of electronic databases or by searching Suprimo