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IUsedToBePeachy Wed 02-Sep-09 10:52:30

Am looking for work and know my chanvces are low to vanished anyway at the moment, but have the issue that application forms all want a reference from alst employer: have been studying since 2004, but my employer before then was a charity that closed the franchise I worked for because they went under financially, and completely ceased to exist.

I've been explaining this on the form, offering a previous employer as well as my Uni Professor and giving details of a third reference to compensate bt is that OK? Or am I largely stuffed, as I suspect?

Portofino Wed 02-Sep-09 10:58:45

I think that sounds reasonable. Most employers must have come across this before - particularly in today's financial climate. Are you still in contact with any old colleagues there?

IUsedToBePeachy Wed 02-Sep-09 11:00:51

No sadly not Porto, there were only 4 of us anyway,and I was off on mat Leave last few mnths as well.

Am hop9ng as I am applying for LEApositions that the fact Ex Ex Emplyer was a College of FE will help as well, but still arrghhhh LOL

Mamulik Wed 02-Sep-09 17:32:23

as long as you honest about your prev. employer, charity sounds good.

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