How to Research a Company
Before you go on a job interview, it's important to find out as much as you can about the company. Here's how to research a company.
Checking Out a Company
There are companies that you might not want to work for. Here's how to avoid accepting a job at a bad, or even mediocre, employer.
Company and Job Research
How to research companies and jobs, by, using online resources including company web sites, blogs, and networking resources.
Creating a Target List of Companies
Do you have a list of companies you'd like to work for? If you do, you can discover information about the company, review open positions, and find connections to help with your application. If you don't have a list of target companies create a list of companies to target in your job search.
Finding Jobs at Company Web Sites
Company web sites are among best sources of job listings, especially if you know what companies you are interested in working for. You can go directly to the source and search for and apply online directly at many company web sites.
Getting a Job at Your Dream Company
If you've been dreaming about a certain position at a specific company, take the initiative to track the organization and its job openings, so you'll be especially prepared when it's time to apply.
How to Find Contacts at a Company
When you're job searching, who you know is as important as your qualifications. Here's how to find contacts at companies who can help.
How to Get Hired by a Top Company
How can you get hired at a top company like Microsoft? Here are some tips from a Microsoft recruiter on how to get hired by a leading employer.
How to Get Noticed by a Company
Wondering about how you can stand out from the crowd? Here are some tips from a Microsoft staffing manager about how to get noticed by your dream company.
Job Searching Where Companies Can Find You
Companies are increasingly using social recruiting to source candidates for employment, as well as to investigate applicants they are considering hiring. It's important to be aware of what companies are doing. You can use company's recruiting tactics to your advantage and position yourself to be discovered by employers seeking candidates.
The Best Company to Work For
How to find the best company to work for, including the top employers and best places to work, including Fortune 500, Fortune 100 and the best small companies.
AllianceQ - Fortune 500 Company Recruiting
AllianceQ is a group of Fortune 500 companies that have collaborated to create a pool of job candidates. AllianceQ provides a way for candidates to be found by top employers.
Glassdoor.com contains reviews, ratings, company information, salaries, CEO approval rating, competitors, content providers, and more company information. Users can find and anonymously share real-time reviews, ratings and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers.
Glassdoor - Company Interview Questions and Answers
Job seekers can use Glassdoor to find and anonymously share company reviews, ratings and salary details, and now interviews, about specific jobs for specific employers.
Vault also offers many career resources including company and university profiles, and information on hundreds of occupations and industries, articles on a multitude of workplace topics, and a network of message boards for professionals.
Recruiting Videos on YouTube
Interested in finding out more about a potential employer? Check to see if the company has a recruiting video on YouTube.
Employer Web Sites
Directory of employer web sites from Job-Hunt.org.