Job Interview

5 Overlooked Things You Need to Know Before Your Interview

Thanks to Google, you can find almost anything you need to know about a company before your interview.

In fact, about half of candidates research companies online before applying, The Talent Board’s 2014 Candidate Experience Report found, and 68 percent of those will spend up to two hours doing so. Forty-two percent look at company values and about 40 percent learn what the company offers.

That’s all helpful information for your interview, but, beyond what you can find on the company’s website, there are some other often overlooked things to determine.

Before your interview, you need to have a solid understanding of who you are as a professional and what your goals are so you can tackle unexpected questions effectively.

So, here are a few areas to explore: read more