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Many job seekers forget the importance of providing good job references to employers after the job interview. In many cases the reference check can make all the difference between receiving a job offer or a thank you letter. In our experience as human resources professionals, the reference check is always the final step in any recruitment process, especially if it comes down to having to choose between two potentially strong candidates. In many cases the job references act as the final vote to determine the “best fit”. Take the time to find good job references that can speak about your accomplishments, strengths and abilities when an employer comes calling. Here is an article that we wrote to assist job seekers to understand keys to providing successful job references. Also check out our job interview course where you will learn effective techniques through interactive exercises and demonstrations. Using actual clips from real applicants, you will have the opportunity to see first-hand common mistakes made and obtain practical tips for improvement.

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