3 Steps To Crafting A Winning Letter Of Recommendation

The letter of recommendation can be considered the final piece to the puzzle when interviewing for a job. This typically one-page letter can make or break a hiring manager’s decision to pick you for the job. However, in this day and age of technology, the traditional letter of recommendation has changed to online recommendations and endorsements via LinkedIn, and personal phone calls to references. Writing a letter of recommendation has quickly become old-school. While technology has made it easier to do background checks on prospective employees, a solid letter of recommendation can give you an edge and it is a good idea to know when and how to write one. Check out these three easy steps to crafting a winning recommendation letter: READ FULL ARTICLE ► Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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