Is it ok to use them as a reference?
Make sure the person you are using as a reference does not mind. After you have permission from them, you need to provide them with the following information.
•Name of the person who might be calling them…
•Title of the person
•Name of the company
•Title of the opportunity you are seeking
•Areas of expertise most important to this employer
•Core values or company culture of this employer
•Any additional inside information that can provide your references with insight of the top priorities of this hiring authority
•Salary range if known