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Don't take a job without it

By Nick Corcodilos

When you're considering a job offer, how's your "due diligence"? Do you do it in the job interview, or do you actually spend some time researching the company in advance, so you can form a clear judgment about it?

Most people research a prospective employer minimally. Some go no farther than reading a want ad or a job description, and asking the manager a few questions in the job interview...


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