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Your Resume: Imaginary Friends as Job References

Your Resume: Imaginary Friends as Job References

Here’s a tip: If you list something on your résumé, assume your interviewer is going to verify it. Sounds like common sense, but for many job seekers, it’s clearly not. “I don’t want to hear from the person you had Thanksgiving dinner with,” says Tota Mukherjee, a talent recruiter at Rocket Fuel, an advertising technology company in Silicon Valley. Mukherjee says he’s sick of calling references only to find out that although they may have worked with the applicant years ago, now they’re just personal friends. entire story here>

Jan 15, 2013