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Who do you list as a reference?

Consider these eight people when making your reference list:

  • Recent bosses.
  • 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 is a reference tool?

reference tools. DEFINITIONS1. something you can use to find out information. The reports listed below can be thought of as reference tools for both current and future research. Synonyms and related words.

What are the types of reference tools?

Types of Reference Sources. Reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, atlases, etc. are research tools that can help you with your paper or project.

What are some examples of reference materials?

Reference Materials

  • Dictionaries (both language and topical)
  • Encyclopedias.
  • Bibliographies (lists of resources on a specific topic)
  • Research handbooks and guides.
  • Catalogs.
  • Atlases and maps.
  • Directories.

How many types of references are there?

There are four types of references. References from past employers carry the most weight. Employment references include past employers, co-workers, subordinates, or clients. They can speak about your specific employment experience.

Can a friend be a reference?

Although they can potentially be a personal reference and vouch for certain soft skills like your reliability and work ethic, your best friend isn’t typically someone you want to provide to recruiters as a professional reference.

Can references be family?

Family members Hiring managers generally assume your parents can’t give an objective view of your work history or how you’ll behave as an employee, so don’t put them down as references. That goes for all family members, as they will most likely think you’re pretty great, Banul says.