RE: References (was: Why discuss certification?)

Subject: RE: References (was: Why discuss certification?)
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 09:50:15 -0400

Lisa asked...

> What do you suggest for references for a person who has spent most of
> their career with the same company, but that company is a large
> corporation that has a policy of not allowing people to give any
> information about employees other than dates of service? I'm in that
> situation, and while I'm not looking for a new job, if I ever need to,
> will be a concern.
> Lisa B.
> > References. There's no certification that will ever equal a long
> > list of former managers, clients and developer-partners who
> > are willing to attest to the fact that you darn near walk on water
> > when it comes to the planning, creation and on-time delivery of
> > documentation.
> >

Yesterday someone suggested getting contact information for employees
with whom you work well that leave the company before you do. They will
not be subject to the same restrictions as those still employed by the
company, and they can also be good sources of leads on working
conditions at other firms if you maintain contact with them after they

I forget who originally posted the advice, but it is sound and

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