Reply to post: Re: Bad references

User couldn't open documents or turn on PC, still asked for reference as IT expert

Chris King Silver badge

Re: Bad references

I was once asked to provide a reference for someone who had been sacked for gross misconduct and fraud - after pointing out that (a) he had not approached me for a reference and (b) I would have him removed from the building by security if he attempted to approach me, I summed up my feelings about the guy by saying "He should go far, that one. Pluto would be a good start, if we can't fling him into the sun".

"So, if you were asked if you would recommend him for this job, that would be a 'No' ?"


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