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An Arbeitszeugnis or Zeugnis for short is a type of recommendation letter or job certificate used in Germany. Employers are legally required to provide one and must ensure that it's content is strictly-speaking positive. Negative letters elevate the concept "damning with faint praise" to an art form.

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How to formulate an USA-style recommendation letter to be used optimally as a German Work Certificate (Arbeitszeugnis)?

I mainly work in Germany, but recently I had a little project for an US company. They were satisfied with my work and are ready to give me a Letter of Recommendation. I can make suggestions about ...