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Career Research

Use Library resources to help prepare for interviews and learn about industries.

Researching a Company: the Basics

  1. What does the company say?
    Visit the company's web and social media sites and read any annual reports. Press releases are also good sources of information
  2. What do others say?
    Articles in trade journals and newspapers are excellent sources of analysis and can help you form your own picture of a company's situation

Key Secondary Resources

More Resources

Find more resources for researching your company on our Company Information guide

Deep Dive: Analyst Reports

Investment analysts produce detailed reports on publicly traded companies. These often have information that is harder to dig out of articles or company reports. The downside is that accessing them is more difficult and uses a very specialized database called Thomson ONE.

Our guide to using Thomson ONE includes information on accessing these reports.

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