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It is likely that a prospective employer will ask you to submit the name and contact information for several people who will serve as your references. The employer may request these when you communicate your initial interest in a position via a resume and/or application or after you have become a finalist for the position. Choosing the most appropriate reference(s) is critical. How should you choose?