Research companies

During a job interview, interviewers ask questions to get to know candidates. But their main goal is to determine if a candidate will be a good fit for the position and the company. When you research the company you are interviewing with, the knowledge about the company will help you give specific answers to interview questions such as, "Why do you want to work for this company?" or, "What do you know about the company?"

The resources below will help you with your company research.

Videos

7 fundamental things you MUST research before every interview

How to conduct company research for your job search

Websites to research companies

BusinessWeek Online: Company research

Forbes largest private companies

General professional organizations and associations

Glassdoor

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