Articles about References
Why you need to vet and coach your job references
At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.
3 things to consider before making a referral
In addition to knowing when and why to make a referral or casual introduction, it’s also important to think about the potential fallout.
Odds are ‘who you know’ isn’t going to help get you that job
Don't depend on the people you know to get you the job you want. Personal referrals from friends and former coworkers are mostly ineffective and costly to both employees and employers.
4 things NOT to do when making your reference list
Coming up with a reference list can be tricky. Here's what not to do when considering references for your latest job application.