Can Your Current Employer Be Your Job Reference?
When you’re looking for a new job, you can expect prospective employers to ask if they can contact your current manager for a reference. But deciding whether to give them permission isn’t easy, depending on your circumstances. Often, job seekers try to keep their search for a new position private, and allowing the potential […]
Need Better Career References? Here’s How to Get Them!
Nearly every job seeker has been faced with the conundrum of not having enough career references. This can happen for a number of reasons. A job seeker may not have many previous jobs, thus the number of references are limited. Or the job seeker may have limited references because former companies have either shut down […]
Job Seeker Tips – Who Should You Use as References?
As a serious job seeker, you may have encountered plenty of job applications that ask you to provide a few references. This often stumps some job seekers, because they are not entirely sure whom they should list here. On the one hand, not providing a reference could cause you to not get considered for the […]
Are your References Actually a Hindrance to Your Job Search?
Believe it or not, a person’s job references could end up being a hindrance in the search for a new job. When this happens, the candidate could struggle to land the new job they’re applying for. Candidates should consider examining their current references and making some changes in order to impress potential employers. Any negative […]