1. Careers
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Business Reference


Hand taking notes
Definition: A business reference is a recommendation provided by a client, vendor or other business associate or contact.

A reference can be provided for employment, to recommend the business or the individual who is being recommended to other clients, or, in general, to provide an endorsement of a contact for business purposes.

Reference Articles and Advice

Also Known As: recommendation
Katie's former supervisor gave her a reference when she applied for a new job.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.