Types of Letters of Employment


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According to the lesson, what's the difference between a rejection letter and a refusal letter?

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1. Alexis wants to secure a letter of recommendation from one of her professors. What type of letter may she compose for that purpose?

2. Why would someone send a follow-up letter after an interview?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The kinds of letters of employment a person may use varies depending on their goals. The quiz asks about the differences between the types of letters, and asks which letter is appropriate for a given situation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test your understanding of letters for:

  • After interviewing with a potential employer
  • Seeking a recommendation
  • A prospective employer who is not advertising a position
  • Confirming terms of employment after an offer

Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and worksheet for:

  • Distinguishing differences - identify how refusal and rejection letters differ
  • Defining key concepts - be able to choose the correct definition for each type of employment letter
  • Knowledge application - answer questions based on examples by using your knowledge of letters of employment

Additional Learning

For more information on letters of employment, view the lesson called Types of Letters of Employment. The following objectives are covered in this lesson:

  • Learn what you should include or exclude in certain types of letters of employment
  • Discover which types of letters are best for common work-related situations
  • View tips for writing tactful letters of employment