Asking for Letters of Recommendation

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What is a letter of recommendation?

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1. What type of reference does a former or current manager typically provide?

2. What does it mean to have balance in a letter of recommendation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you to find out what you know about requesting letters of recommendation. You'll be quizzed on areas like what a letter of recommendation is and what to expect in a reference from a manager.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be covered:

  • Balance in a letter of recommendation
  • A good choice for a person/people to reference another person's character
  • The purpose of a letter of recommendation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on requesting letters of recommendation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of a letter of recommendation and who is involved
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding having balance in a letter of recommendation

Additional Learning

Take the accompanying lesson entitled Asking for Letters of Recommendation into consideration in order to learn more about these points of study:

  • A real-world example of a letter of recommendation
  • Who to ask for a letter of recommendation
  • The use of honesty in this type of letter
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