Should I List References On My Resume?
Do not list them! Not only for privacy issues, online identity theft, and fraud, listing former managers or friends’ information is frowned upon now in the resume writing process. We prefer to list them in a separate document and send to recruiters/hiring managers upon request and through a secure email server. Those are the interested parties requiring that information anyways. Day-to-day recruiters may never even contact you because you may not be a fit, so why allow them to see other individual’s personal information if it’s of no use to them? Use that space for listing additional accomplishments, achievements or keywords.
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