Posted at 07:00h in Job SeekersWhen you’re looking for a new job, it’s natural to focus on the early steps – fixing your resume, signing up with staffing agencies, searching for job opportunities on career websites. And that is where you should start. But once you’ve gotten interest from potential employers, impressed them with your interview skills and started talking salary . . . don’t forget a crucial step, which is when they ask to contact people who can vouch for you. To get great references means you need to do your homework, have strong relationships and be organized.