I'm applying for a few jobs, and of course they ask for references. However, I don't remember my ex-manager's last name or any of the other supervisors' last names. We would just call them by their first names...
I left the job a little over a year ago, so it's not something fresh in my mind. Do I make up a fake last name?
I tried to move on without providing the manager's last name [ it's an app for Petsmart ], and it wouldn't let me continue.
Wow. So I found out he doesn't even work there anymore ! lol
I ened up calling the store and had to use another manager's name...whom I didn't really like...so we'll see how this goes >_> Thanks for your answers everyone !
What kind of establishment you worked for? Everywhere I worked, I don't remember first names, and I require that no one calls me by my first name (I am ex-military, and last names are what we used--Unless we are actually fruiends, or related, I do not respond to my first name...)
You may as well just give them just the first name... At the interview, explain that you all were on a first name basis, and you company was more on an informal basis and allowed for first name only basis... Hope that helps...
I totally feel you. I wound up contacting the store where I worked before and they were able to tell me.
i had that happen too, who actually remembers last names of people they don't really socialize with anyway. I just put the first name and left it, if asked in an interview I'd say I don't recall the last name. they can call the business and find out usually by asking someone there if it matters that much too them.