As you apply for jobs, you will most assuredly be asked for letters of recommendation or references at some point. I find that there is a lot of confusion in understanding how these two things are different so I want to clear that up. 1,140 more words
These are good for identifying some, larger organisations interested in recruiting physicists. Not all employers advertise this way though so if you don't find what you are looking for, don't worry. There are different strategies you can use. Start with our advice on finding graduate jobs.