Stop Using Me As A Reference On Your Resume

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Right smack dab in the middle of my day I get a fresh, unsolicited email dropped into the middle of my inbox.

Dear Mr. Wanke,

So-and-so listed you as a reference and I wanted to reach out and ask you some questions. Can you please provide detailed responses to the following 12 questions about this person for me?



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Kevin Wanke

Kevin Wanke

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