With research – you can ask good questions
"Congratulations on being awarded the project at RDU. Will you be hiring summer interns?"
"I read about the merge with Duke Energy. How will this affect the Raleigh office?"
Without research – it's difficult to show sincere interest
"What do you do?"
"Is Progress Energy an insurance company?"
Want to stand out?
Research the employer before an interview!
research: visit the website, know general
products/services and locations.
Advanced research: dig deeper, be aware of recent news, announcements or innovations.
Be privy to inside scoop on positions, company culture and their interview questions.
Benefit from others' research. View insider tips about careers, industries and employers.
Research company history, market share, recent developments, and more. (NCSU Librairies)