Can my mum or dad give a reference for my work experience for transition year?

TY ForumCategory: Work ExperienceCan my mum or dad give a reference for my work experience for transition year?
TY.ieTY.ie Staff asked 4 years ago

Can my mum or dad give a reference for my job experience?

Ciarán Treacy replied 4 years ago

No

1 Answers
TY.ieTY.ie Staff answered 4 years ago

Hi Clodagh, generally employers prefer that you don’t have your parents as references on your CV. Ideally, you should have one reference from school and another from a club you might be a member of, someone you know outside your family etc. Hope this helps! 🙂