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Clever (Funny) Ways to Be Honest When Giving a Reference
Posted 11/13/2012 5:27:00 AM

If you've ever been in a situation where you have to write a reference letter for someone, be it an employee or a friend, you know how hard it is -- especially if the person doesn't deserve it. That's why this handy list of phrases will help you out:

  • Great presentation skills: Able to sling the bull
  • Good communication skills: Spends lots of time on phone
  • Average employee: Not too bright
  • Exceptionally well qualified: Made no major blunders yet
  • Work is the first priority: Too ugly to get a date
  • Active socially: Drinks a lot
  • Family is active socially: Spouse drinks, too
  • Independent worker: Nobody knows what he/she does
  • Quick thinker: Offers plausible excuses
  • Careful thinker: Won't make a decision
  • Aggressive: Obnoxious
  • Uses logic on difficult jobs: Gets someone else to do it
  • Expresses themselves well: Speaks English
  • Meticulous attention to detail: A nit picker
  • Has leadership qualities: Is tall or has a loud voice
  • Exceptionally good judgement: Lucky
  • Keen sense of humor: Knows a lot of dirty jokes
  • Career minded: Back Stabber
  • Loyal: Can't get a job anywhere else
Posted By: Alex Edwards  

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