WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- If you are looking for a job right now, be careful who you list as a reference on your resume.

USA Today reports that 62 percent of references didn't have good things to say about the candidate and 29 percent of employers reported that they have caught a fake reference on a candidate's application. Eightypercent said they do actually contact references when evaluating potential employees

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