They're all fabulous and wonderful! How to figure out what's real in an inflated letter of recommendation
2020 Feb 21
What do you do when every letter says the job candidate is fabulous? Shutterstock/Victoruler
Letters of recommendation have grown supersized and one-sided in their praise. In one study, only 1-2% of letters fell below the good-to-excellent range. How can a reviewer find out who's really good?