The Top 3 Things to Research

Capital IQ - Are you attending a corporate briefing for a company you know little about and you have only 30 minutes to prep? Has one of your professors asked you to meet with them later today to give you a lead about a job opportunity, and you want to quickly check out what you can about the company?

When short on time, tackle these areas first. You can conduct a more in-depth investigation if you pursue your lead(s) later on.

Review company insider information: Go to Mergent Intellect or to get a company profile, history, news, key personnel, etc. Look in Mergent Online for SWOT analyses and other industry research.  

Research your industry space: Read the industry profile in CareerBeam. Make sure to check their "Call Preparation Questions" and "Conversation Starters" suggested for your space.

Review company financial information: Use Capital IQ to get a quick overview of company financial highlights.

 

 

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