What is the one thing that you can do that will definitely impact whether or not you receive a job offer? You have to do enough research about the company and make sure you are able to articulate the essence of who they are and what they are trying to do.
· What are the products and services offered?
· Who are the competitors? Why are they the best?
· Search for employee reviews of the company
· Who are the company leaders?
· Know the history of the organization
Now that you are armed with this information, determine how you can be of value to the company. Assess how you can make a positive contribution and what value you bring. Hiring managers will be able to tell if you have spent the time getting to know your potential employer. They will also assume that your level of understanding of the company shows your level of interest. Doing the right amount of research will assist you in answering the tough question, “Why are you the best candidate for this position?” You can now easily integrate your new found knowledge and the role you will play on continuing to build the organization’s success!