letter of reference

Definition

noun
a letter in which an employer recommends someone for a new job

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The letter of reference was requested by the veteran employee as he was changing jobs and would appreciate the kind words.

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As a supervisor at my job, I have been asked to provide a letter of reference for another job by employees leaving under good conditions.

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It is standard in present day for employers to ask for verification of a candidate's reliability and character, usual through a minimum of one letter of reference from a former employer.

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