Reference: when in a job application?

- career transition, Employment, Employment Reference, Job Application, Job Interview, Job Interview, references

Tweet Reference: when in a job application? John, a job seeker in sales, asks: I am in a good job at present, but looking to move soon. My question is, when should I seek to line up my references? Most of my old bosses/employers have moved on or gone out of business. Approaching some of […]

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Employment Reference Questions

- Employment, Employment Reference, Job Application, job search, references

Tweet Employment Reference Questions Claire, a nurse, asks: can an employer offer you a job subject to reference, and then tell you they had “concerns” and offer a lower paid job? I had been doing a band 7 nursing position at a hospital for 18months, and saw an advert at another hospital for a full […]

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Employer reference?

- career change, Employer, Employment, Job Advert, Job Application, job search, references, tutorial

Tweet Employer reference? Carole asks: My prospective employer has withdrawn his offer as my previous employer put the wrong dates down on my employment reference. I was deputy manager in the care sector (Mar 07) then promoted to manager 7 months later (Oct. 08-present). I was given a verbal and then written offer of a […]

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How to get a reference, when refused one

- Job Application, Legal, references, tutorial

How can employees get a reference when an ex employer refuses to give one?

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CV references

- Article, CV Writing, How to Write a CV, references, tutorial

Tweet CV Writing Never, ever provide references until you are asked for them, and only after you have briefed your chosen people. Early selection: Always get permission first.┬áBefore sending out your CV, as you don’t know how quickly the recruitment process will take, make sure you have talked to your references. Ideally you should meet […]

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