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BUS C106 Business Presentations Honors

Instructors: Deeds, Land, Landis

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Getting to Know the Client and Business Environment

Who is the target recruit? What is important to them?

Journal and News Articles on Industry Trends and Marketing

Article Search

ABI/INFORM, Business Source Complete and EBSCO Management are examples of literature databases. In databases like these, the language you use when searching matters more than you might think. Use the tips on the Effective Searching tab to improve your results.

For this concept Start with words like
employees (employees or workforce)
recruiting "employee recruit*"
consulting (consulting or advis*)
retention (retention or turnover)
job seeking ("job seek*" or "job hunting" or "employment seeking")
strategies (strateg* or "best practice" or trend)
underrepresented workers (minority or underrepresented or divers*)
DEI (DEI or diversity or equity or inclusion)


(consulting or advis*) and (employees or workforce) and (minority or underrepresented or divers*)

("employee retention" or turnover) and (strateg* or "best practice" or trend)

Note: Not every combination of search terms will be useful, and these suggestions and examples are not exhaustive: You will need to come up with additional terms for other ideas you are interested in researching.

Doing multiple searches and looking at several pages of results is the key to success. 

General Library Resources

  IUB Libraries Website

Use the "Research" tab to find databases by subject/discipline. The Business subject page has a curated list of business databases, or consult the A-Z Database link for a list of all the Indiana University Bloomington subscription databases. These resources must be accessed through the Libraries website or portals like this guide.

   Business/SPEA Citation Guide

Examples of how to cite business information in both MLA and APA citation formats.