A reference page is something you want to have prepared to provide employers during your job interview. Don’t include the reference list when you send your resume or list references on your resume. Also, do not put “References Available Upon Request” at the bottom of your resume.
Your reference page should include three to six people. Generally, if using six references, you want to include three personal references and three professional references.
Error free. Check grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Print on good quality, bond paper. Use the same paper as you use for your resume, as well as the same font.
Always address your letter to a specific person, preferably, the person who is doing the hiring. If you are unsure of the appropriate name or title, call and find out or go to the website. Do not guess.
Ideally, your resume should be pointed toward conveying why you are the perfect candidate for one specific job or job title.
A way to demonstrate your clarity of direction is to have the first major topic of your resume be your OBJECTIVE.
This first sentence conveys some very important and powerful messages: “I want exactly the job you are offering. I am a superior candidate because I recognize the qualities that are most important to you, and I have them.