4 Ways To Check Out A Prospective Employer

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research company stability

By Vickie Elmer

It's earnings season for major corporations -- and as they report their earnings per share, they also may share some information that's useful to candidates who are being recruited to join their staffs.

Yet the information that's important to potential hires may not show up on CNBC or in wire service reports on earnings for General Electric or JCPenney. You may need to dig it out of a Securities and Exchange Commission filing or tease it from a spreadsheet, or read analysts' reports on the company's business strategy.