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An Employment Reference Request can be a valuable addition to your arsenal while hunting for your new job or even while helping someone else on their search. Prospective employers want to ensure that... Read More

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Making an Employment Reference Request

  • What is an Employment Reference Request?

    An Employment Reference Request can be a valuable addition to your arsenal while hunting for your new job or even while helping someone else on their search. Prospective employers want to ensure that their new hire is a capable fit - an Employment Reference Request can help get those experienced and credible individuals to vouch for your ability.


    Use the Employment Reference Request document if:

    • You have to provide a previous employer's reference for a new job application.
    • You'd like to supplement an employment application with a reference.

    There's a lot of competition out there. An Employment Reference Request is your formal way of asking your old employer for a reference. Maybe the position you're applying for requires it or maybe you just want to provide one to increase your odds of getting the job. Chances are that no one knows your work ethic better than former bosses so why not let them speak on your behalf? If you were a stand out at your old job you could brag about it, but it might be more effective to let your boss do it for you. Resumes and college transcripts can only say so much about you - a recommendation helps fill the gaps. Get your Employment Reference Request sent out and help yourself prepare for anything the job market can throw at you.

    Hiring? Visit Rocket Lawyer's Guide to Human Resources for more information about the hiring process.

    Other names for this document: Reference Request, Employment Reference Request Form

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