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    The only 2 jobs I've had during uni have been volunteer admin work and admin work for my family business.

    If im a asked for a reference, should i tell them at the interview that it's my dad's business? My dad has a different second name from me btw and we live at seperate addresses, so is it likely they would know it was a family busines?
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    yes... its still work experience, and im sure employees would want to hear about it.
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    ..But if you can avoid them finding out, you dont have to mention that its your families business, it's not as if you have lied even if you get the job unless they ask you if it's owned by your family.
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    (Original post by 'James Hunt')
    The only 2 jobs I've had during uni have been volunteer admin work and admin work for my family business.

    If im a asked for a reference, should i tell them at the interview that it's my dad's business? My dad has a different second name from me btw and we live at seperate addresses, so is it likely they would know it was a family busines?

    You put the experience on your CV as normal, but you can't get a reference from a family member even if they have employed you.
 
 
 
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