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Generic Brad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-25-08 10:06 PM
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15. Three is the magic number for me
Give your references a heads up before you hand out their names and numbers too. It will help set up a better reference on your behalf. No one likes to be caught off guard.
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  -So when you go to an interview reyd reid reed  Nov-25-08 09:16 PM   #0 
  - Whaa...?  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-25-08 09:18 PM   #1 
  - Yeah.  reyd reid reed   Nov-25-08 09:25 PM   #5 
  - I never give them my references unless they are seriously considering hiring me  graywarrior   Nov-25-08 09:20 PM   #2 
  - I don't put them on my resume --  reyd reid reed   Nov-25-08 09:24 PM   #3 
     - Three is plenty.  graywarrior   Nov-25-08 09:29 PM   #7 
  - I thought "references" were supposed to not be employers  bob_weaver   Nov-25-08 09:24 PM   #4 
  - That's another thing I'm not too sure of  reyd reid reed   Nov-25-08 09:36 PM   #9 
     - Well they get your former employers from your employment history, so  bob_weaver   Nov-25-08 09:55 PM   #13 
  - Three  XemaSab   Nov-25-08 09:26 PM   #6 
  - The former bosses in the field  reyd reid reed   Nov-25-08 09:39 PM   #10 
  - I'm in the middle of the same stuff. I bring three,  crim son   Nov-25-08 09:30 PM   #8 
  - That's an excellent make sure I bring  reyd reid reed   Nov-25-08 09:40 PM   #11 
     - Glad (and amazed) I can help!  crim son   Nov-25-08 09:41 PM   #12 
  - I usually have between 3 and 6...  ThinkBlue1966   Nov-25-08 10:03 PM   #14 
  - Three is the magic number for me  Generic Brad   Nov-25-08 10:06 PM   #15 
  - Probably 3-5.  alarimer   Nov-25-08 11:39 PM   #16 
  - three  leftofthedial   Nov-26-08 12:00 AM   #17 
  - I just look at my cell phone and figure out who will cover for me.  JVS   Nov-26-08 12:02 AM   #18 

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