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Use person vacating the post as a ref for my app for same?

I am applying for a job, and of course references are requested. One of my best potential references, who I have worked with fairly extensively, is also the person vacating the position I am applying for, and for all I know could be interviewing me. Is it weird to use him as a reference? [more inside]
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic on Oct 31, 2012 - 9 answers

What to do about putting a previous job that I was fired from on my resume?

I just went through an extended period of depression and ended up getting fired for missing work. What to do now? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 12, 2011 - 6 answers

Listing clients on consulting resume?

Can I include past consulting clients on a resume, even if I haven't actually been employed by them? [more inside]
posted by Tehhund on Mar 21, 2010 - 6 answers

Self-Promotion 101 for the Self-conscious

You: Would you be willing to write me a letter of recommendation/professional reference letter? Boss: Sure! Hell, you write it, I'll sign it. You: ??? You: [Profit] [more inside]
posted by Methylviolet on Nov 5, 2009 - 34 answers

Best practices for finding a job in the US without US work experience

I'm a US citizen, but all of my work experience since I graduated a few years ago has been in francophone countries. I've been thinking about returning to the US, and am uncertain about how best to update my English language resume and, more broadly, how to navigate the job market without US work experience. [more inside]
posted by cimton on Sep 10, 2009 - 3 answers

Is it okay to give the name of a hiring manager as a reference, too?

Someone who is one of my best professional references wants to hire me! But now how do I offer good references to his large, corporate HR department? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 9, 2009 - 5 answers

How do I get around a bad reference from my last job?

How do I avoid my previous workplace ruining my job prospects? [more inside]
posted by liquidindian on Apr 3, 2008 - 17 answers

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