Dear Experts, I got an offer for a job from a company pending my references being checked. I confirmed with all my references in advance and told them to expect the call. Now, all of a sudden, I've received an e-mail saying that they are rescinding the offer. There's no explanation, and when I tried to call them, I got voicemail and no one has called me back. I know all my references really well and spoke to each of them after they spoke to the company. They all confirmed they said great things about me. I'm at a complete loss as to what happened. What do you suggest I do? Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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I recently worked on a pro bono project for a friend, and it reminded me of a time early in my career and how lucky I was then to get such great advice from the more seasoned pros around me. Advice that ultimately saved me from some major pitfalls. I made mistakes here and there over the course of nearly 20 years of projects, but with each hiccup came a lesson. Here are some takeaways from my lessons learned and all that sage advice.

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