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5 Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Résumé & Chances for a New Job
(DETROIT, October 25, 2019) - While many things – such as the importance of social media-– have changed in the job seeking game, one thing has not: the importance of a good résumé, says reference checking firm JobReferences. We’ve all heard “You only have one chance...
The Economy Is Good – Why Aren’t Your Job Prospects?
For Immediate Release The Economy Is Good – Why Aren’t Your Job Prospects? 5 Reasons Negative References Will Cost You A Job Even In An Upbeat Economy (DETROIT, September 26, 2019) – It’s currently a job-seeker’s market, and employers are eager to hire. Yet countless...
A Professor Who Has Reviewed Thousands of Job References Says Former Bosses Do Not Honor Corporate Policy
For Immediate Release A Professor Who Has Reviewed Thousands of Job References Says Former Bosses Do Not Honor Corporate Policy Corporate Policies Regarding References Rarely Honored DETROIT (June 27, 2019) – While the need for a good job reference should be a...
5 Proven Strategies For Your 2019 Job Hunt
Mending Relationships, Confirming Contact Information and Creating a Supplemental Reference List Will Help Win You the Job DETROIT (February 20, 2019) – References are very important in your job search, and it’s critical that you take the time to ensure yours reflect...
What Will a Past Employer Tell a Prospective Employer? What Information Can a Former Employer Legally Provide? Reference Checking: 7 Reasons Not to Have a Friend Check Your References
Recent Blogs from JobReferences.com Share Ideas for What Job Hunters Experience DETROIT (June 13, 2019) – For those searching for a new job or a new career, the JobReferences.com team is expert at providing professional reference checking, employment verification and...
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Allison & Taylor Featured on The Wall Street Journal
In a Careers Q&A post on The Wall Street Journal. Heidi Allison offers advice on what to do when employers won't provide references. Read the original story here (requires subscription to WSJ)
Allison & Taylor mentioned in Fast Company when talking about bad references
Allison & Taylor have become the authority on what to do when a reference is saying bad things about you. In this article, Fast Company tells us how common bad references are and how you can prevent them from ruining your career. “Unfortunately bad references are...
Press Release: Workplace Bullying – Featured on Workplacebullying.org
This press release was picked up by the Workplace Bullying Institute, who have often recommended our services to their readers. Some suggest that bullying victims are simply people who “can’t take the pressure” at work. Not so, says Jeff Shane, Vice President...
Fortune.com Ask Annie column mentions Allison & Taylor
When a reader asked a question about what she could do when she found out an old boss was badmouthing her on reference checks, Ask Annie gives high praise to Allison & Taylor reference checking services. Dear Annie: I'm in a terrible spot. About four years ago,...