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Will My References Help Me Or Hurt Me?

While some people downplay the value of reference checking, most employers still check them. There are steps you can take to ensure your references work in your favour, not against you. Here are a few guidelines to follow: Choose your references wisely You should
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How to Create a Personal Development Plan

One of the most challenging—but most useful—aspects of career planning is figuring out what skills you need to develop to advance your career. To do this you need to build your own personal development plan which is a process that helps you define what
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Should I List My Current Boss As A Reference?

I had an email a few days ago asking if employers consider it a “red flag” when an applicant provides references but excludes their present boss (or any reference from their current employment) from that list. Here’s her actual question: I am presently employed
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