References

Choosing Three Great References

Suggestions include the following:

Department heads, directors, deans, instructors, counselors
Present employers (Be careful unless your employer knows that you wish to leave).
Past employers, supervisors, and managers.

Alternative References

You might include one from the following:

Colleagues in prior or present jobs (be careful).
Subordinates (be careful).
Suppliers and clients
Volunteer committee chairpersons

Reference Information

It is best to add the following to each of your referenced names:

Name
Title
Company
Address
Phone - Ask your reference if he/she prefers listing of work or home phone number.
E-mail and/or fax numbers if reference agrees