Ah! It’s a brand new year. A new year often means a fresh start. As you were writing down your resolutions, you may have decided that this is the year that you want to get a new job. Here are five quick tips to help you do just that.
While embarking on a job search, many people spend a lot of time focusing on resumes, cover letters and the interview itself, all of which are incredibly important. However, an often overlooked, yet crucial, aspect of the job search is the reference check. As someone who conducts countless reference checks for applicants to my company and others, I’ve seen many cases where candidates have been removed from consideration after speaking to their professional references.