Dealing with a Negative Reference

Great post from Fortune Magazine about handling potentially negative reference checks.

Most employers have policies about what managers can say/not say in a reference check – many restrict supervisors to only the dates of employment and job titles.  However, in practice, this policy is often violated.

Read the article about how to stop former bosses from sabotaging and/or balancing the scales by heading off potentially negative feedback a former boss may provide on a reference check.

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About Kevin Monahan

I have 10+ years experience in coaching clients in their career management and career change efforts. Personal career consulting services combined with employer outreach to help find opportunities for both constituents.
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