Ready for Career Week?
During the week 28 September to 2 October, it is possible to join warm-up events, talks and debate before and after your participation in CBS Career Online Fair 2020.
Research the company you want to meet at the Career Fair and be prepared for the interview. CBS Library offers access to company information, industry reports, consumer behaviour data, corporate news, and much more, all of it useful when trying to get an idea of the company with which you are seeking employment, including the sector in which it operates, its customers, and current market situation.
Below we have listed the most relevant databases if you want to research the company you are interested in.
What is happening in the industry or market?
These databases contain information on specific industries and markets.
Passport: Apart from market statistics and reports this database also contains industry reports, company profiles, product data, and consumer lifestyle analyses.
MarketLine: Information about industries, consumer goods, countries, and companies.
Frost&Sullivan: This database contains reports covering technology and market trends in various industries, including aerospace and defence, energy, biotechnology, telecom, information technology, transportation, electronics, and semiconductors.
Company news coverage?
Factiva is a hub for international news and corporate information. Search for a specific company or industry and get to know the current challenges facing the company you are applying with.
What are the financial results?
Check out the financial accounts to gain an understanding of the company situation of the past couple of years. You will find all Danish VAT registered companies in Navne & Numre Erhverv. Orbis allows you to scrutinize the accounts of a large number of companies from all over the world.
Job application and interview pointers
The database Vault Career Insider guides you through job hunting and career planning (available to CBS students and staff only). Search for companies, consult Top 50 rankings, find out how to prepare for interviews or seek inspiration in the industry career guides.
In addition to all this you will find books on relevant subjects in the basement at Solbjerg Plads:
Career planning and development → 658.302
Applications, job interviews and tests → 658.311
See Career Fair’s homepage with relevant information (including a list of participating companies).
See CBS Career Center services at my.cbs.dk