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Unformatted text preview: em: Ex-employees have been
known to sue for retaliation when their employers refused to
write on their behalf. (This refusal to write recommendations
also causes problems for hiring companies. If they can’t get any
real background information on job candidates, they risk hiring employees who lack the necessary skills or who are disruptive or even dangerous in the workplace.)
For companies that do let managers write recommendations, what sort of information should or should not be included? Even though the majority of states now have laws
protecting companies against recommendation-related law- A serious shortcoming cannot be
ignored, but beware of being
• Include only relevant, factual
• Avoid value judgments
• Balance criticisms with
favorable points 6 LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Explain how creating
informative messages differs
from responding to
information requests 46053 C PHNJ B&E A B suits when the employer acts in good faith, individual cases
vary so much that no specific guidelines can ever...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2013 for the course ECON 830 taught by Professor Shahlasultaova during the Fall '12 term at Khazar University.
- Fall '12