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The Recommendation Letter Employers Don't Want


When seeking a reference or letter of recommendation, employers must learn to read between the invariably flattering lines to determine a candidate’s true worth. Drawing on the wisdom of Harvard’s Office of Career Services, Charles Purdy of Monster.com (MWW), and LinkedIn’s (LNKD) connection director Nicole Williams, we present the world’s worst recommendation letter.

Lopez is a Bloomberg Businessweek contributor.

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