Can I put your name as my reference?

Can I put your name as my reference? After the required number of people agree to be references, list them on your job application or resume with each one’s full name, job title, company or

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Can I put your name as my reference?

After the required number of people agree to be references, list them on your job application or resume with each one’s full name, job title, company or department, phone number, email and mailing address. You might also include your relationship with that person.

What happens if one of your references don’t respond?

If the person doesn’t respond to you, strike that person off your list of references. Either way, give the employer another reference.

How many references should I have?

Typical job seekers should have three to four references, while those seeking more senior positions should consider listing five to seven, experts suggest. And be sure to list your strongest reference first.

How old should job references be?

A common question among job seekers is “How far back can I go to ask people I’ve worked with before to be references for me?” As a general rule the answer is “not more than five to seven years.”