I swear, I must be cursed!! The principal called me today regarding the RSP job I interviewed for and she said that she was impressed with me and interested in hiring me, but the HR person told her she is having trouble getting in touch with my references! The only 1 who responded was my friend/mentor teacher that gave me the head's up last night! My former principal has not returned her calls and neither has another employer. My principal is now retired and I fear she is traveling or something! She wrote me a great letter of rec. when I left and we have often kept in touch through e-mails over the past 2 years. I called her house today and left a message, but I know she would have returned the HR person's call if she were around. What do I do??!!! I am so afraid that I am going to lose this job because she can't reach people!! The other person is a supervisor from a job I had for 1 year back in 1999. That woman may be gone or not even remember me! I called the HR person and left her a message, but she hasn't called me back either! I'm wondering what I should/could say to her? I'm going to offer to fax her my letters of rec., but the principal at the school said she wanted to talk to direct supervisors I've had. Well, I had the same principal for 6 years! She was it!! We had a VP for a couple years and she retired, but she wasn't my evaluator! Help! What do I say/do?? I can't believe this is happening to me! Thanks guys!