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Checking your references

You do need to vet every reference you give to a potential employer because weak references can lose you the job.

By Karen Chopra | June 8, 2010; 05:09 AM ET | Comments (1)

Don't use bad boss as reference

If your current boss isn't a fan of yours, then don't list her as a reference.

By Karen Chopra | April 15, 2010; 05:45 AM ET | Comments (2)

Handling unpredictable references

Minimizing the risk of a job search reference that you aren't sure will support you.

By Karen Chopra | December 21, 2009; 07:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

When interviews net no jobs

Most of us aren't ever going to win an Academy Award for acting, so if you are interviewing for jobs out of desperation, not desire, that can be hard to hide.

By Karen Chopra | December 11, 2009; 02:49 PM ET | Comments (0)

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