References and Recommendation Letters

References and Recommendation Letters

References play a critical role in the job search process. It is not unusual for employers to seek out others’ opinions of you from those with whom you’ve had a previous relationship—particularly, faculty members and former employers. This is where professional references come into play. It is standard to supply prospective employers with a list of three to five references.

If you would like to use our Recommendation Form for your recommendation letters, you may do so and also store them in our office.  We will make these letters available to our on-campus recruiters with whom you interview pending authorization from you to release them through a signed registration form.

More sites to check out on this topic:
References: The Keys to Choosing and Using the Best Job References in Your Job Search (Quintessential Careers)
Do References Really Matter? (Wall Street Journal)
Letters of Recommendation (Copyright (c) 2012 by College Recruitment Media, Inc., Geneva, IL)

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