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Career Resources

Use library resources for career exploration, jobs, and salary searching

Preparing for the Interview

When you are interviewing for a position, your potential future employer will want to know not only that you are qualified for the job, but that you are knowledgeable about the company and the industry it is in as well. While you may have some preexisting awareness about the company when you apply, it is smart to do some additional research before your interview so that you can demonstrate familiarity the company's background, mission, sales, competitors, and potential for the future. This will show that you are serious about the company and engaged in what is going on in that industry. A good place to start is always the company's website, but it will help to dig deeper since not all of the information will be there.

The following library databases can help you learn more about a company and its industry: