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Sample Request For Employee References

Sample letters and forms for requesting references from an applicant's employers







Sample Letter Of Request For Reference

Includes sample letter and forms to check an applicant's employment history

Kit To Request Employee References

  • Form for applicant to release information about employment
  • Sample letter to request employment information
  • Blank form for employer to provide reference






Sample Letter



Request For Reference


[DATE]

[EMPLOYER]
Attn: [EMPLOYER NAME]
[MAILING ADDRESS]
[CITY], [STATE] [ZIP CODE]

Dear [EMPLOYER NAME]:

We have received an application for employment from [APPLICANT NAME], a [CURRENT/PREVIOUS] employee of [EMPLOYER], seeking the position of [JOB TITLE] with our company.

It would be helpful to us if you would provide the following information regarding [APPLICANT NAME];
  • Dates of employment with your company
  • Rate of pay and description of job duties
  • Evaluation of performance
  • Reason for end of employment
  • Any other relevant information
A form to complete this information requested follows this page.

A form authorizing your release of this information by [APPLICANT NAME] is also enclosed.

Please let us know whether the information you provide should be kept confidential.

Thank you for your cooperation with providing this information, your assistance is appreciated.

Sincerely,

[YOUR NAME]
[COMPANY NAME]
[MAILING ADDRESS]
[CITY], [STATE] [ZIP CODE]
[EMAIL ADDRESS]
[PHONE NUMBER]






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This Employment Reference Kit Also Includes

BLANK FORM FOR EMPLOYER REFERENCE CHECK

EMPLOYEE RELEASE FORM FOR REFERENCE CHECK







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