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Researching on the Company Website

Remember to use the target company's website in your research!

  • Company websites are fantastic resources for information on organization structure, corporate culture, product lines, business models, and other information. 
  • If you have trouble getting past the product information, check the website headers and footers for links to subpages on hiring, company background, and other organizational topics.
Sub-page Searching Shortcuts

There are certain keywords and phrases you can use in internet searches to get to specific website sub-pages that are part of almost all public company websites (even if they're hard to find).

companyname investor relations > nike investor relationshttp://investors.nikeinc.com
The Investor Relations page will include links to 10-K reports, corporate governance reports, and other stockholder-oriented information

companyname hiring > Maersk hiringhttps://www.maersk.com/careers
Hiring pages are especially useful for the Internal Resources part of your project because they discuss corporate culture, employee benefits, organizational structure, and illustrate current hiring trends.

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