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I’m at the references stage of interviews so I reached out to a former partner I worked for to see if he would be ok with me listing him as a reference. He agreed, but also asked whether I would come back and work for them. Would it still be weird to list them as a reference?

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Just means you have a back up option since they clearly liked you

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Not at all.

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This is funny and somehow cute. 😂 just means you’re good as what you do. Keep killin it, OP!

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Means he is a good reference!

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Is there a chance that they give a less than favorable reference to sabotage my chances of getting hired at the other firm?

I suppose they could, but seems vicious. It’ll be a judgment on your part of what kind of person this partner is

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