Looking for a job is tough. Applying , interviewing, and waiting for call backs can be very stressful. Don’t let your references be another cause for concern during this stressful time. Let Allison and Taylor find out for sure what your former employer has to say about you. Here is what one
Consider this scenario: You’ve gotten confirmation – perhaps through a reference-checking firm like Allison & Taylor – that a key reference is saying negative things about your employment history with them. Worse still, this reference is not one that can be easily excluded from
I cannot stress enough how important it is to find our what your past employers are saying, or are not saying, when called for a reference. See this comment below from a client of AllisonTaylor.com
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As an HR professional I have called countless references. Despite the critical importance of favorable references, many candidates take little time or effort to verify that their references are providing the kind of recommendation they need and expect. In large part this is due to a misconception
“Never Assume” – Your Job References
You’re filling out a job application when you come to the question “May we contact your former supervisor?” While you didn’t “part company” with them on particularly good terms, your understanding is that all they should be allowed
With 2014 upon us in but a few days, confirming what your former employers will say about you might make for a very significant New Year’s resolution.
Despite the critical importance of favorable references, many candidates take little
Searching for a new job? In today’s politically correct age, many job seekers mistakenly believe that former employers are working under a “gag order;” that company policies prevent them from giving any employment information other than the standard “dates and title”.