What types of people are good choices for references?
The 8 Best People to Choose as Job ReferencesRecent bosses. Current or previous employers speak best about your work ethic. Co-workers. Professors. Friends… but only if they’re a professional reference. Group members. Any place you’ve volunteered. The person you babysat for or whose lawn you mowed every summer. High school teacher or coach you still talk to regularly.
What are the three types of references?
What types of references are important?Employment references include past employers, co-workers, subordinates, or clients. Professional references are people who know you on a professional basis. Academic references are instructors and vocational counselors.
Can you use a job as a reference if you quit?
If you quit, YES you can use it as a reference. Your boss isn’t legally allowed to say anything bad about you, even if he fires you. You can try to use someone else who you worked with there if you need a character reference (which is what I’m doing).
Can you use your boss as a reference?
It is perfectly acceptable to list them as your references instead, as they can speak about your transferable skills, the ones that are most related to the development jobs you will be pursuing. Selecting references takes care, planning, and communication.
Does HR call your current employer?
It’s perfectly acceptable to answer no to contacting your current employer. Most employers understand this and usually won’t have any effect on their decision. Make sure you have a back up of other references or employers they can contact. It’s usually okay to answer “no” for “can we contact your current employer.”