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Request for Employment Reference

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Request for Employment Reference


Date: _

Dear _:

We have received an applicatin for employment from _,
seeking a position with our firm in the capacity of _. We
understand the applicant was previously employed by your firm.
Accordingly, we would appreciate a reference on the
individual, including confirmation of the dates of employment
with you, performance evaluation, and reasons for termination.
Please advise whether your reference should be held
Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

Very truly,




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