How One CEO Figures Out if a Job Candidate Has Done Their Homework

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By Jacquelyn Smith

Do your homework!

You've been hearing this your whole life. And as it turns out, this instruction is just as relevant and imperative now — while you look for a job — as it was when you were trying to pass your seventh grade math class.

Being prepared will not only boost your confidence going into a job interview, but it will allow you to better answer the hiring manager's questions and show them how committed you are to the job and company. It also says a lot about the type of person you are.