Seeking and acquiring professional references is an important and critical part of the job search. Candidates should take a deliberate, thoughtful and strategic approach when asking someone to serve as a reference for them during the job search process. Here we offer some key strategies for effectively managing the reference process.

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  • May 26, 2011

In association with the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Pew Research Center recently released an expansive report on the “value, quality, and mission of U.S. higher education.” The report was largely based on two surveys conducted among college presidents and the general public. Here, we summarize some of the findings culled from the survey on…