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Character Referees?

Post by elle90 » Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:50 am

Hi guys I need some help.

I'm applying for a job and i need to fill up an application form.

There's a section where they require details of 2 character referees (non-relatives)

Is it ok if i put my friend's name? since she has known me for years or is it mandatory for me put my previous employer's details like my manager?

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Re: Character Referees?

Post by zzm9980 » Tue, 09 Feb 2016 1:01 pm

Character references can generally be either. They would specifically say business/employment references if that is what they wanted.

That said, former bosses are generally going to look better than friends.

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Re: Character Referees?

Post by elle90 » Tue, 09 Feb 2016 4:00 pm

hey thanks for ur reply!

the form only states "character references" as the subject head followed by "please provide 2 charactee referees (non-relatives) whom reference can be made"

can i provide my ex-colleague's details (not my manager) and a friend? since they require 2

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