Help Your References Land You the Job

Help Your References Land You the Job

An agency recruiter called me last week seeking a reference for a former colleague. I get a lot of reference checking calls, but this time I was surprised. I hadn’t heard from the applicant in more than a few of years. I honestly didn’t know where she was currently...
Thank Your Way to Becoming Memorable

Thank Your Way to Becoming Memorable

A friend doesn’t let her children play with Christmas or birthday presents until they write thank-you notes. As a parent, she enforced this policy more effectively than I was able to do. But today, I’m more adamant about the thank-you note gesture–especially...