5 Important Reasons to Contact a Job Reference in Advance

When adding referees to your résumé or listing someone as a reference in a job application,  make sure you contact them before submitting to a prospective employer. Even if the person acting as a job reference is your very best friend you should always notify them in advance for the following reasons:- Permission: The most…

Choosing Referees for your Résumé or Job Application

When preparing a Professional Résumé you should always include 2-3 referees who can speak on your behalf about your work performance, skills and accomplishments.  In a perfect world you would choose your most recent manager or supervisor but this is often not possible, so here are five important questions to consider when choosing a referee. What does the job…