Asking Candidates for Reference

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Asking Candidates for Reference

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Subject Line: Reference Letters needed for the (Job tile) position at (company name)

Dear (Candidate name),

I hope this email finds you well.

Thank you for taking the time to discuss the [Job title] position with us and for [submitting the post-interview assignment by the deadline]. We had a great time getting to know you and are ready to move on to the [next/last] stage of the interview process. Could you please provide me with [two] references? Please send me their names, reporting relationships, and contact information (phone numbers or email addresses) of [two] of your former [managers/colleagues].

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you so much.

Kind regards and stay safe,

(Your name)

(Your email signature)

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