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Eight simple rules for writing a letter of reference

Physician Practice Perspective, April 1, 2005

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Eight simple rules for writing a letter of reference Second in a two-part series. Emily Post can tell you how to write a proper thank-you letter, but reference letters-which can significantly affect career prospects-are a different beast entirely. Poorly written letters can give away confidential information or exhibit either an overly positive or negative bias. They can expose the ex-employer who wrote them to embarrassment or even litigation if the letters' contents are inappropriate.

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