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Unformatted text preview: apply to all
cases. However, asking yourself the following questions before
drafting a recommendation letter will help you avoid trouble:
● Does the party receiving this personal information have a
legitimate right to it?
● Does all the information I’ve presented relate directly to
the job or benefit being sought?
● Have I put the candidate’s case as strongly and as honestly
as I can?
● Have I avoided overstating the candidate’s abilities or otherwise misleading the reader?
● Have I based all my statements on firsthand knowledge
and provable facts?
No matter what the circumstances, experts also advise
that you always consult your human resources or legal department for advice.
1. A former employee was often late for work but was an excellent and fast worker who got along well with everyone.
Do you think it’s important to mention the tardiness to
potential employers? If so, how will you handle it?
2. Step outside yourself for a moment and write a letter of
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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