• References - Legal Issues


  • How to Write a Reference Letter

     

    This article provides guidelines for those writing reference letters, including questions to consider and legal and liability issues.


     

    Legal Issues: References

     
    The key for reference providers is to know what information should and can be disclosed, and what legal ramifications arise as a result of improper disclosures.
     

    Sample Employer Reference Letter

     

    A sample employer reference letter that may be printed and personalized to suit NACE member needs.


     

    Sample Faculty Reference Letter

     

    Sample Faculty Reference Letter Dear [Name of Employer]: This reference letter is provided at the written request of [name of student], who has asked me to serve as a reference on [his/her] behalf. It is my understanding that [name of student] is being considered by your organization for the position of [job title].