How to Locate Where Someone Works for Free

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There are times when it helps to know where a person works. The need to know could be for personal or legal purposes. You might need to contact a person you meet at a bar, but you can't remember where she worked. Another scenarios is trying to find an ex for child support payments. Whatever your reason for trying to find where someone works, you can find this information for free.


While there are other search engines, Google works the best for looking up information about a person. This only works if the person has posted his work information somewhere on the Internet.

Social Media

Facebook and Twitter are excellent free ways to find out where someone works. Some people post their workplaces in their profiles. Many people do not make their profiles private, so anyone can look at their personal information. If the information is not available on one of these sites, there are other free options for searching for someone's workplace.


This is a free website with millions of profiles of business professionals and would-be professionals. You can narrow your search with specific information, such as workplaces or locations.

Try Pipl

Search Pipl.com. This is another free people search engine with, according to the site, more than three billion people listed. You can list the person's name, location and other information. You may be surprised at the extent of work-related information available along with other types of information on the individual you're searching for.

Public Records

If the person you are looking for has an arrest record, the workplace information will be listed there. Arrest and court records are considered open-access records. The courthouse will require you to fill out a form for the records and will allow you to look at them only on-site.