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Selecting and Preparing References
When a company asks for your references, it means you’re close to receiving a job offer. References play a crucial role in your job search as what your references say can make or break your chances of securing the position. It is paramount that you select the right people, maintain the relationships, and properly brief them on the roles you are applying for. Read the tips below to ensure you obtain the best possible references.
- you have worked with closely within the last five years.
- know your strengths and will speak highly of you.
- can verify and discuss your skills, experience, and abilities in detail.