Protecting Your Reputation: The Importance of Reference Selection
In early 2009, The Korn/Ferry Institute launched a new thought leadership series called Korn/Ferry's Career Playbook: Winning Strategies in Today's Job Market to address executive job seekers's most frequent and pressing questions.
The fifth article in this series highlights the importance of managing your references. Understanding how recruiters use references can help you choose and prepare the most appropriate people to speak about you as a person and a professional. In this article, the experts at Korn/Ferry describe how they find and work with the most solid referrals possible.