Using friends as a reference is an excellent way to demonstrate your qualifications and abilities in a job search.
Make sure your friends are aware of your job search and the skills and qualifications you are offering potential employers.
Choose friends who can speak to your work ethic, skills, and potential.
Ask your friends to provide an honest assessment of your abilities and strengths.
Ask your friends to provide specific examples of your successes or projects you have worked on together.
Make sure your friends are comfortable providing references and have a clear understanding of your job search goals.
Provide your friends with a copy of your resume and/or cover letter to ensure they are familiar with your experience.
Ask your friends to be available for follow-up questions or requests for additional information.
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