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5 Ways to Vet Your Next Employer

5 Ways to Vet Your Next Employer

Time to do some detective work

Tania Khadder

December 18, 2009

Understand the company’s past, present and future

Revenue is not the only indicator of a company’s health. By learning more about their history, you’ll have a better grasp on current performance, and where it’s likely to go from here.

Do some detective work: How long has this company been around? How much have they grown since then? How do they compare to their competitors? What’s the mission?

Again, you can get this information from Yahoo! Finance or Hoovers.

You can also learn a lot from your company’s own website – particularly in the About Us section. That is, if they have a company website. If they don’t, run.

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