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HMGT450 - Business Plans: Web Resources

Web Resources

Career Outlook provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.


O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics.


Projections Central provides projections of occupational employment growth are developed for all States and the nation.


Government Data

FFIEC Geocoding Systems allows users to retrieve census demographics data, including population, income, and housing statistics at the state, county, city, and tract level searching by street addresses.

Explore Census Data  provides useful facts and information about your community, your economy, and your society. The system retrieves information from some of the Census Bureau's largest data sets. (Use the street address option to retrieve statistical data for specific neighborhoods.

Small Business Association (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Helpful Websites

Census Business Builder is a new mapping tool useful for small and medium-sized firms which offer a select range of consumer products or service.

Census Reporter provides data from the American Community Survey with charts and graphs covering  popular topics, including demographics, income, housing, etc. Users can start typing the name of a specific location to generate statistical data.

ZoomProspector assists with identifying more than 1,000 variables to find the right community for your business.