Make Sure Your Old Boss Doesn’t Hate You Before Asking For A Recommendation (Photo)

Make Sure Your Old Boss Doesn’t Hate You Before Asking For A Recommendation (Photo)
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People pay professionals hundreds of dollars to figure out the perfect way to list skills and experiences on their résumés, but it’s honestly not super important when it comes to getting a job.

It certainly helps to be qualified, but it helps even more to know someone who can vouch for you.

Letters of recommendation have always been held in fairly high regard by the people who matter, even though it’s assumed that most people only ask someone they know will give them a glowing endorsement.

After all, you’d have to be an idiot to ask for someone’s help unless you were sure he or she was on your side — or so you’d think.

An Australian man known only as Ryan asked Cash Converters, his previous employer, for a letter of reference in an attempt to land whatever kind of job you get after working at a pawnshop for multiple years.

(Based on the recent trend, it’s probably a television show on The History Channel.)

Unfortunately for Ryan, his former boss wasn’t exactly glad to see him go.

Awkward.

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Connor Toole

Connor Toole is the Senior Humor Writer for Elite Daily, begrudgingly living in New York City and burdened with the daunting task of entertaining the discerning masses online (where he assumes everything is fake by default). He grew up in Connecticut (not the rich part) and graduated from Boston College, where he spent most of his time writing things on the Internet while majoring in a topic he didn't realize he hated until he earned the necessary credits. Standing at 6' 10", he is required by Giant Law to utter "Fee-fi-fo-fum" whenever someone asks him to. His interests include Mark Ruffalo. Feel free to contact him at ctoole@elitedaily.com as long as you aren't annoying.

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