January 20, 2018

5 Strategies for Getting Good Job References

As a student life administrator, I have been asked for literally hundreds of references from students I have supervised or advised over the years. Conversely, I myself have asked for my own professional references when I searched for different positions across the country. Given my experience on both ends of the professional reference spectrum, I would like to offer some practical advice on how to obtain strong references. Earn the recommendation.¬†Give recommenders a reason why they should … [Read more...]