It's essential to check a company's website for:
You should also analyze competitor company websites for comparison/contrast.
Look for company information submitted to the Internal Revenue Service, including Form 990.
Cultivate an attitude of skepticism when it comes to web-based content. If you have any doubt whatsoever about the reliability of any given website, clear it with your instructor or check with a librarian before you use it in your paper.
Take a look at some of these great website evaluation tips!
Company websites can be complicated. Look for sitemap to locate specific materials, or use this handy trick:
Example: www.forbes.com: Jobs
Google will then display direct links to the jobs and careers section of the company website.
"...published especially for those who don’t want to read piles of business facts but need to know what to make of them."
Forbes is a global media company that publishes both a popular print magazine and a multi-faceted web resource covering global business issues. The site offers an array of old and new media including daily reporting, podcasts, brand marketing feeds and a video channel, while the company brand has expanded to include conferences on a variety of topics.