Posts tagged Professional References
Structure Your Resume and Executive Job Search Strategy to Combat Ageism

Ageism in hiring and in the workplace after you have been hired is nothing new… Here are some anti-ageism steps to take in your executive job search and career management.

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Why Can’t I List References on My Executive Resume?

Take a look at any site displaying sample executive resumes, and you will see that listing your references on the resume is not accepted practice. Doing so can actually make you appear out-of-date and possibly appear older than you are, risking ageism.

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What Should I Bring to the Executive-Level Job Interview?

What do I bring to the interview? The last thing you want to do is be flailing around the morning of the interview, tossing things into your handbag or briefcase. You’ll obviously want to have your executive resume with you…

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Job References: Think Your Former Employer Can’t Bad Mouth You? Think Again

All of that persuasive information you included on your executive resume got you the call, there is an offer on the table and they’ve asked for your references. You are confident that your former employers will say glowing things about you, or at least be noncommittal… Apparently this is not so.

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