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The 8 Best People to Choose as Job References

So, you have a good feeling you’re going to nail your interview! But after the interview, your potential employer will likely request references. To...

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Glassdoor Team

Aug 11, 2021

Who To Use As A Reference? 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 your interview, your...

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Heather Huhman

Jan 20, 2020

The Dos & Don'ts of Employee Referrals

An employee referral is when an employee refers to a candidate for a job opportunity within their organization. Referring a friend can seem like...

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Glassdoor Team

Aug 19, 2019

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 completed...

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Glassdoor Team

Oct 11, 2018

'Sorry, But...' How to Say No to Being a Reference for a Colleague

Giving and getting references coworkers is a normal and healthy part of the workplace experience. If you’re lucky, you’re on a team of high...

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Sarah Greesonbach

Aug 20, 2018

7 Things to Know if You're Applying to a 'Reach' Position

You spot your dream job, but it’s a reach—a reach beyond the next step in your career. It’s two steps or three steps or...

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Glassdoor Team

Jul 26, 2018

5 Email Templates to Use When Asking for a Reference

It’s no secret: asking for references can be intimidating. Since references often don’t come from the company you’re working at currently — especially if...

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Glassdoor Team

Jun 27, 2018

Don't Have Professional References? Here's What to Do

Though a solid resume and strong interview might help bring you closer to landing a job, the company you're talking with might choose to check up...

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Glassdoor Team

Apr 11, 2018

What Your References Should Say About You

When you’re looking for a new job, you’ll most likely spend hours refining every point on your job resume, and spend even more time...

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Glassdoor Team

Aug 31, 2017

How To Ensure a Glowing Job Reference

"References are similar to mentors.  They are a must-have." Career coach Jenn DeWall doesn't mince words when it comes to the importance of choosing...

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Amy Elisa Jackson

Mar 31, 2017

10 Things To Consider Before Referring A Friend For A Job

Ah, good old the job referral. These days, it seems like it's the only way a candidate can land an offer from a dream...

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Amy Elisa Jackson

Mar 22, 2017

5 Tips To Choose Your Best Job Reference

As hiring managers sift through candidates and prepare for the interview process, they’ll often seek input from a candidate’s list of references. References serve...

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Heather Huhman

Jan 29, 2015

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