Former recruitment agency experts answer
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Personal Reference Check Question
Q: The recruiter
wants a reference but I don't want to give my
current employer as a reference. What do I do?
A: If you are looking for
another job while presently employed and can't
comfortably give your current boss as a
reference, as a substitute you should obtain
references from former employers, peers and
customers with whom you worked closely.
You can also provide your current employer as a
'verification' source conditional upon a job
being offered. In this way, you only disclose
your intent to leave once a new job has been