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Referral Cover Letter Copyright Pali Rao
Definition: A referral cover letter is used to mention a mutual connection when you are applying for a job.

When have been referred to a potential employer by a colleague, friend or acquaintance it's important to mention this mutual contact, by name, in the first paragraph of your cover letter.

Mentioning your connection provides an opportunity for you to use your contact who is at the company or affiliated with the company to help secure both an interview and possibly a recommendation for the job.

Review sample referral cover letters to get ideas for your own letters.

Referral Cover Letter Examples

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Also Known As: referral letter
Examples:
John mentioned that he was referred by Samantha Billings, Technical Director, when he applied for a job at ABC Company.

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