Job Interview Preparation

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What are some basic facts that I should collect before an interview?

Job Interview Preparation

When you want to impress someone personally, you try to learn about them and prove that you care. This is no less important in a professional relationship, so here are several basic facts that you should collect before going to an interview:

• Names, titles, and backgrounds of key people in the organization
• Major products or services provided by the company
• Volume of business (revenue and profit)
• Number of employees
• National and international office locations
• Structure of the company
• Names and strengths/weaknesses of major competitors
• Companies reputation in the marketplace
• Latest news about the company or news that could affect the company
• Awards
• Community involvement



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