"@Thabo -I absolutely agree with you regarding the "trusting your gut" = I have always used that as my first point of reference in any search and it typically has been right on.
Additionally, how can you not take ANY reference, good or…"
"I agree with Rayanne about the credibility of past references. I think job seekers should be advised to obtain as many positive references in advance of a job search as possible. Don't wait until a request is made for references. Provide them…"
"Rayanne, everything has to be taken with context. To be honest, if it happened to be your ex Husband I would have to take everything he says with a BAG of salt. I don't force the issue, it is about asking someone's point of view whom you…"