Compiling your references


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Compiling your references

- [Voiceover] They loved your cover letter, adored your resume, and you aced the interview. Now you must carefully and with much consideration, select your references. One bad or even half-hearted review of your character or your work habits may be the deciding factor between you and another candidate. You should pick both personal and professional references. A good number is between five and six people who you know, without a doubt, will give you raving reviews.

Choose two to three personal references and three professional. You may want to select a few more just in case, for backup purposes. Choose folks that have known you preferably three years or more. It's best to use professional references, such as former co-workers, supervisors, professors, customers, or clients and colleagues. Ask them how they wish to be contacted. Some people don't like to be bothered at work. Ask if they prefer to be contacted on their work, their cell, or their home number.

Same thing goes for their work email. Ask which ...

Compiling your references
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