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Are letters of recommendation free?

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Recommendation letters are written for free by people who have experience working with a job candidate. The letter is used as a tool to help prospective employers judge the skills and qualifications of a job candidate and also to determine if the candidate is a good fit for the company.

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Are letters of recommendation free?
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The most effective recommendation letters are written with the potential job in mind. General recommendation letters are useful when explaining the quality of work and enthusiasm a candidate has contributed to previous positions. Reference letters should contain information that explains how the candidate and the reference are acquainted and for how long.

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