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]
I just went through an extended period of depression and ended up getting fired for missing work. What to do now? [more inside]
Can I include past consulting clients on a resume, even if I haven't actually been employed by them? [more inside]
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: [Profit] [more inside]
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]
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]
How do I avoid my previous workplace ruining my job prospects? [more inside]