bus-6 - AgendaforSession Employerresearch Workplaceculture

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Agenda for Session Employer research  Workplace culture  Assessing personal fit Why Conduct Employer Research? Employers nationwide said that applicants who researched employers well  increased their employability as much as 25%. (p. 102) Advantage of Employer Research  Competitive edge:  employers view candidates who don’t have a solid knowledge  of the employers’ businesses or industry as weak choices  Better career decisions Improved ability to market your skills and get hired Compensation for lack of experience Increased confidence Wall Street Journal Different sections of the journal There’s a section where the journal lists every company that’s mentioned in the  paper each day - stay on top of current news of the companies you are interested  in interviewing with. It’s a great business resource that every business student should be reading  daily.  Overview of Company - Factiva A product of the Dow Jones Company.  It brings together more than 14,000  leading news and business sources from more than 159 countries.     Comes up in The Newstand section  Click on the “Companies/Markets tab”  Click on “Company”  Search for your company by name or ticker.  Provides a nice overview of the  company.   The News section defaults to the Latest News category but can be changed to  either Press Releases or Trade Articles Business and Company Resource Center Provides access to a wide variety of global business information including  competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings,  company histories and much more. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BCRC;jsessionid=3FD02B24BDF78B35F75
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BUS 320 taught by Professor Jennsen during the Fall '09 term at Indiana.

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