This is a common interview question. Research the basics of a company before you go out for an interview with them.
Why they ask this:
Consider the following:
Ask yourself smart questions:
Use these resources to find the information you need. Learn about the company. Find biographies of key executives or pictures of the people who will be interviewing you.
Taking time to prepare for your interview shows dedication and care.
Go to the company website. Avoid the "consumer-facing" webpages, and focus instead on pages with substantial information on the company such as:
Company profiles include:
Search company profiles in the databases and directories suggested below. You may also view the information found for Annual Reports and Regulatory Filings.
Search for biographies in a specialized database.
Access information on thousands of public & private companies, markets, deals and executives, including:
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