Calling my references?

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  1. yellowdaisies

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    In your experience, what does it mean when a potential employer calls your references? What usually happens after that?

    I had an interview Thursday with my absolute dream school. The principal e-mailed me and said I'm a top candidate and she will be calling my references Monday. I know my references will give me a glowing recommendation, because they've told me. I have great admin and they're very positive.

    I know this is definitely good! I'm so excited/hopeful/trying not to assume anything! What usually happens at this point? I know it's different everywhere but I just needed to ask! Lol!
     
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  3. czacza

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    It's a good sign!:thumb:

    Sounds like a job offer is coming your way!
     
  4. kcjo13

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    My new employer only called my references. Don't want to get your hopes up too much, but it's been my experience that they usually only call the references of the one they want to hire. FX!!
     
  5. catnfiddle

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    It sounds like an amazingly good sign. Keep us in the loop!
     
  6. otterpop

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    I've only had people call references if they have or are going to offer me a job. :D
     
  7. Geologygirl

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    How exciting! I wish you luck!
     
  8. teach1

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    sounds like a VERY positive sign!!! =)
     
  9. yellowdaisies

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    Thanks everyone! For once, I am anxious for the weekend to end!
     
  10. yellowdaisies

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    Well - you were all right - they called my references this morning, and then called and offered me the job right before lunch time! :woot: I can't believe it!! Feeling very excited and fortunate!
     
  11. Linguist92021

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    That's awesome! And it was pretty quick - I know you just started applying not too long ago to move. Congratulations!
     
  12. yellowdaisies

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    It was VERY quick! I honestly am shocked by how fast this was!
     
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    Congrats Yellowdaisies! So happy for you! :)
     
  14. MrsC

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    Congrats!
     
  15. catnfiddle

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    :celebrate::celebrate:
     

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