Companies do their research on you before you arrive for the interview, and you should do the same. Start with the company's website, specifically their careers section, and investigate their values, leadership, employee testimonials and social media channels. You can also use LinkedIn to identify people who work for a specific company or in a particular industry.
- Video on Job Interview Research Resources
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- Book of Lists from Kansas City Business Journal
Find lists of top area organizations in a variety of industries and fields. Published by the Kansas City Business Journal. Find it under the "Resources" section.
Glassdoor gives an inside look at jobs and companies including salary details, company reviews and interview questions. All reviews are posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.
- Kansas City Star
See if the company has been in the news lately or if top executives have been mentioned.
- Mergent Intellect (Library card number and PIN/password required)
Find public and private companies in the U.S. and internationally. Company profiles include sales, number of employees, contact and location information, and executive information.
- S & P Global NetAdvantage
Offers access to stock reports, company reports, industry surveys, and fund reports, including features and commentary from Standard & Poor’s on topics such as the economy, daily stock market activity, industry sectors, stocks, bonds, funds, and investment strategies.