References: I just left my media agency, but on good terms with the notion that I got a part time job outside the industry that I really wanted to Pursue. Who should I now use as my reference?

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My supervisor was really a bland personality and truly drove me from the strategic media side out of finding it completely quantitative so I'd like to use someone else, my co-associate? Associate director? Do I have to ask them?

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Never surprise your references...for future FYI, have your references set before you start looking. You need a blend of relevant, authoritative and personally known.

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