Who is A Reference?

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Who do I ask to be a reference?

Who is A Reference?

Ideally, you should ask former supervisors who you have worked closely with to serve as references for you. You can also use someone who you have supervised as a reference. In some industries, professionals outside the immediate company can be included as references.



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