RE: References (was: Why discuss certification?)

Subject: RE: References (was: Why discuss certification?)
From: "Secara, Maggie" <MSecara -at- sjm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2005 12:18:50 -0700

> A problem I often encounter is that many hiring managers or
> recruiters will specifically ask for "supervisory"
> references, i.e. managers, bosses, project directors, etc.
> They're not as concerned with how you get along with your
> colleagues as how well you'll take orders and get the job done.

I tend to provide contact info for people who supervised my work in any
way, not just those where were technically managers. That includes the
Lead Programmer, Lead Developer, a senior systems engineer. It seems to



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