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Resume References

  1. 1. Resume References<br />shift you from ‘can be selected’ stageto a ‘selected’ stage<br />
  2. 2. Purpose of a Resume<br /><ul><li>Formal, organized summary of your job and job-related experiences, education and skills that shows you are qualified for the job.
  3. 3. Sparks the employer’s interest to call you for an interview.
  4. 4. Tool to market your skills, work experience and accomplishments.</li></li></ul><li>References in resume<br /><ul><li>Resume references plays a dual role, i.e. as a supportive body for a candidate and the authenticating body for an employer.
  5. 5. The company asks for many details, resume references is one of the information the company needs from the applicant. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Consider various aspects while giving resume references. Broadly the references can be of following types:
  6. 6. personal contacts
  7. 7. business or professional contacts
  8. 8. social contacts</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The personal references such as your friends, relatives know you from conduct and behavioral point of view.
  9. 9. The professional references you mentioned are the right person to focus on your skills and expertise. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>If you are writing the resume for the fresher, there is no need to mention the references as the candidate is a complete fresher and has no work experience
  10. 10. If you are an experienced candidate, you need to mention the names of the references on your resume.</li></li></ul><li>Reference Sheet<br /><ul><li>Include name, address, email address and phone number of each reference
  11. 11. Make sure you ask permission from your references before including their personal information on reference sheet
  12. 12. Consider giving your references a copy of your resume and/or a short bio so they will be prepared to talk to employer</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>People who make the best references are:</li></ul>Former supervisors (whom you got along with), former coworkers, former teachers, colleagues.<br />Friends, neighbors, community/volunteer acquaintances can be used as general character references.<br />
  13. 13. Reference List - Sample<br />Alan Cruize<br />28 Annie Road, Miami, FL 33422<br />(561) 555-3354 alancruize@gmail.com<br />References<br />Jacob Smith, Former Manager<br />ABC Company<br />Milwaukee, WI<br />414.123.4567<br />jsmith@abc.com<br />Professor Graham Johns<br />Department of Electronics<br />Waukesha County Technical College<br />Waukesha, WI<br />262.125.1400<br />gjohns@wctc.edu<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Your resume is the valuable document with the help of which, you can grab the opportunity and make the most of it.
  15. 15. The references you provide also matter a lot. For more information about Resume References please visit - </li></ul> http://www.bestsampleresume.com/info/resume-references.html<br />

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