The importance of researching the company before your interview

The employer is looking for someone to complement their business, have a good understanding of morals and values and the overall, functions of the business.

Doing your research of an employer will give you the best chance of understanding the business and be able to better present yourself to them.

When doing your research, there are a few diverse ways you can find this valuable information.

The Website

The most valuable information you are bound to find is on the net.

Most companies these days update their website regularly with their latest news and information relating to their background story and of course, the services they offer.

It’s ideal to have read this information as it may be included in some of the questions during the interview process and it also gives you a better idea of what your potential role could be within the company.

Previous employee reviews

If you know someone that is currently or has previously worked at this company, it is a good idea to ask them about their experience and the type of culture it is, that way you have an idea if you would be the right fit for the company and if the company would be the right fit for you.

News articles about the company

Use google to research the company and see if they have articles published about them or if their clients have made reviews. 

It may seem like a lot when researching multiple companies for numerous job interviews but could make or break an interview and is a fantastic way to impress them!


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