RE: Letter of Recommendation

Subject: RE: Letter of Recommendation
From: Maggie_Secara -at- capgroup -dot- com
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 12:14:01 -0800

John Posada wrote:

> > I never ask for a formal letter of recommendation
> from a company,
> Why not?
Anything on paper, I might have writtrn myself, even if it's on letterhead.
But more importantly, no one has ever asked for one since I was applying
for college. Usually it's HR who wants References information anyway, and
they always want to contact people directly.

> > manager that I've worked closely with, "Can I use you as a
> > reference?" Either I have their personal contact information
> > already (probably cell number) or I'll follow the question
> > with, "Where can I always reach you?"
> >
> > It's not a recommendation you can use from that job
> to the next,
> Why not?

Presumably, you gave notice because you have another job already. If so,
you no longer need the letter of recommendation. At least that's how I
interpreted the sentence.



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