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What If you are older and have no job references, you have been a housewife for many years and out of the job market, and have no working skills. What kind of references should you give ? If you were employed 10 years ago, the employer from back than might not want to give you any reference since it's been so long . If you get job training such as Certified Nurse assistant training would the training itself get you the job, or would you still need other job references ?

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Answered By: Jennifer - 3/3/2011
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The training itself would be adequate to enter the field if it's from a reliable source. Also, don't sell being a housewife short; it requires a lot of marketable skills if you give it some thought. Keep in mind that given the economy, this is a much more common position than it might have been in the past, and an... More
Answered By: Graybeard - 3/3/2011
 
The training thing will probably work because sometimes the training providers will place you in a job with a recommendation. I once got a job by offering to work for free for a few days just to show the employer what I can do. I also was sitting at the counter in a coffee shop one day & the waitress was hit with a... More
Answered By: Richard K l - 3/3/2011
 
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