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Referral Cover Letter Examples

How to Mention a Referral in a Cover Letter


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When you are applying for jobs a referral can go a long way. Hiring managers and recruiters are more likely to take a closer look at candidates who were referred by someone they know.

If you have a contact who referred you for the job, it's important to mention them in the first paragraph of your cover letter.

When you mention a referral in your cover letter, be sure to mention the individual who referred you by name and also mention your connection with the person - how you know them.

Here are examples of referral cover letters to use when mentioning that you were referred to a job by a colleague, contact, or someone else you know who recommended you apply for the job.

Referral Cover Letter Examples

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