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5 Ways to Win an Employee Referral and Get Hired

When it comes to landing a job fast, it's all about the people you know -- and the people who know you. According to Jobvite, 5...

5 References That Should Be On Your List To Land The Job

5 References That Should Be On Your List To Land The Job

When you’re applying for jobs, a common request among employers is for you to provide a list of professional references. After y...

6 Tips To Make Your References Work For You

6 Tips To Make Your References Work For You

You are that close to landing the job of your dreams. All your future boss has to do is check your references and you'll be on the...

How To Get The Most Out Of References In A Social Media World

How To Get The Most Out Of References In A Social Media World

Once upon a time, a potential employer looked at your resume to find the references you’d hand-picked to represent you, picked u...

Are Your References Keeping You From Getting Hired?

Are Your References Keeping You From Getting Hired?

You make it through the final interview with flying colors. The hiring manager all but offers you the job, but needs a few days to...

How To Ask For & Get Online Recommendations

How To Ask For & Get Online Recommendations

As an experiment, I recently asked 20 friends to write me a recommendation on LinkedIn. About 25% of the people I asked actually c...

Three Myths Of Professional Networking; How To Mine Your Network For A Job

Three Myths Of Professional Networking; How To Mine Your Network For A Job

It feels like you're doing something wrong when work is hard to come by. Finding a job is supposed to be as easy as writing your r...

How To Get Job References In Stealth Mode

How To Get Job References In Stealth Mode

When you're in stealth mode on your job hunt, the last thing you need is a colleague who's serving as your reference blabbing abou...

How To Get A Personal Referral For A Job

How To Get A Personal Referral For A Job

So you've figured out what you want to do and where you want to work. That's remarkable progress. Most people get really stuck on ...

Are Your References Destroying Your Chance At A Job?

Are Your References Destroying Your Chance At A Job?

Ten years ago I was sitting in the office of my client Dan, a marketing executive. In the middle of our meeting, the conversation...