May I Contact Your Present Employer For A Reference?

Answering personal questions about yourself and your employment history is one of the most challenging things you may ever do. It takes a good balance of being humble but able to showcase your talents. One question you may hear over and over again is, “May I contact your present employer for a reference?” When this happens to you, take a deep breath and know that your interviewer is really asking about your relationship with your employer and if you really work there. Points to Emphasize Your answer to this question needs to be a reflection of your current employment situation and your relationship with your manager. When you answer, it is best to be polite and honest. Other factors to consider include:

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