1. Requesting a peer recommendation from someone who is not truly a peer. A peer is someone you've worked with on a team or on a project in a position equal to your own. This person should not be a supervisor or subordinate. The team experience could have been at work or in an extracurricular (college, community, religious, sports) activity.
2. Giving your recommenders too little time to write their recommendations.
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