By Don Skipper, CEO, Career Beginnings, Inc.
In Part 1 of this series we talked about the necessity for your clients to develop excellent references. Here in Part 2, I would like to discuss how your clients can dramatically increase their chances of developing excellent references.
There are a few hard and fast rules your clients should follow in regard to references:
NEVER SURPRISE A REFERENCE. It is absolutely necessary for your clients to contact prospective references and ASK if they would consider being a reference for them. Initial contact could go like this: “Hi Frank, how is everything going?…