How to Better Your List of References

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A reference list is a document that provides information on professional references. Recruiters and hiring managers may contact people on your list during the hiring process to learn more about your history, job performance and other details about the kind of employee you may be if hired. The following are some tips to help better your list of references:

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Be prepared – they will check references

Update any of your references information

Notify your references

Organize your reference list

Once a job is secured, thank your references

Here is another resource to use as you’re cleaning up your reference list.

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