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ILR Interview/Career Fair Prep: Company News & Profiles

Use these resources to research companies before your interview. Prepared by Christian Miller, Catherwood Library.

Company News

Learn about recent events affecting the company and the industry.  Perhaps they recently hired new top executives or they were affected by industry or market changes.

Company Profiles

You can find company profiles from databases like Hoovers. You may also be able to find profiles via Business Source Complete.

Finding a company profile in Business Source Complete:

  1. Access Business Source Complete.
  2. Click the Company Profiles link in the blue menubar at the top of the screen.
  3. Enter the company name in the search box and click the Browse button.
  4. Click the PDF link for the Datamonitor Report to access the profile.

Finding a company profile in Hoovers:

  1. Access Hoovers Online.
  2. Enter the company name in the search box and click the Search button.
  3. You may need to then select your company from a list of results. You can sort results by name, location, or sales.

Finding a company profile from Vault (use Firefox):

  1. Access Vault.
  2. First time visitors must create an account. To do so, follow the step-by-step instructions under 'New to Career Insider?'.
  3. Click 'Companies' in the top navigation bar.

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