Company & Industry Research

The Career Development Office offers resources for researching the companies and industries that align with your career goals.

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Life at Google Versus Life at Amazon: From Hiring to Firing (and Everything in Between)

They’re two of the biggest and most influential companies on the planet, but in many ways Amazon and Google are polar opposites when it comes to company culture and business strategy.

Richard Russell spent more than eight years collectively at …

By Justin Barison
Justin Barison
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Recruiting Timelines by Industry

Timelines can vary by company, so you must verify with your targets, but this general guide can be used to plan your job search strategy.

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Houston Cleantech Startup Founders Share Their Biggest Challenges

It’s not easy being a green founder.

Dozens of entrepreneurs affiliated with Greentown Labs, the new-to-Houston incubator for startups focused on the energy transition, were in pitch mode during a Nov. 4 event. The incubator hosted a Climatetech Summit at …

By Emily Burleson
Emily Burleson
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How the Supply Chain Broke, and Why It Won’t Be Fixed Anytime Soon

Computer chips. Exercise equipment. Breakfast cereal. By now, you’ve probably heard: The world has run short of a great many products. In an era in which we’ve become accustomed to clicking and waiting for whatever we desire to arrive at …

By Peter S. Goodman
Peter S. Goodman
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How to Navigate a Midlife Career Change: Step-by-Step Guide

A midlife career change can be challenging, but it might also be the best decision you ever make. Many mid-life professionals find themselves in declining industries like newspaper publishing or cable television and realize that the grass is greener in …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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