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How do you evaluate a company before starting a new job?

I am interviewing for Accounting jobs. I am looking at the company size, commute, work environment and of course salary, benefits. How do you know if you are getting into the "right" company?

Asked By: Stareyes - 5/16/2007
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Look for the company's website and start from there. If it's a big accounting firm, they'll most likely have one and you can probably learn alot about the company's financials, how many offices they have worldwide, how many employees they have and what their work ethic may be as well. If it's a smaller company, like... More
Answered By: chanray - 5/16/2007
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it is a crap shoot, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, unless you know some who works there..............
Answered By: bingo - 5/16/2007
 
I usually wait until my friends get a job somewhere then i go apply. References internally are better I think. And you can always find reviews of companies online im sure.
Answered By: Sabrina P - 5/16/2007
 
if u dont know someone who works there or know someone who used to work then its pretty much like winning the lottery...sometimes u pick a winner and sometimes u just have to face the facts....i mean when u go in for an interview ask them if u can tour the facility and take a look around....ask them how many people... More
Answered By: Josh G - 5/16/2007
 
Trust your judgment
Answered By: Dream Maker - 5/16/2007
 
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