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Email Reference Request Rejection


When you're not comfortable providing a reference for someone, it's fine to decline. Here's a sample email message rejecting someone's request for a reference for employment.

Email Reference Request Rejection

Subject: Jessica Angel Reference Request

Dear Jessica,

Congratulations on beginning your job search. I am sorry, but I do not feel that I am the best person to write you a recommendation.

I recommend you contact your college advisor or a professor who taught a course related to your career interests.

Best of luck with the job search.


Catherine Diamond

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