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Recommendation Letter Format

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    If you are looking for the template format in writing the recommendation letter, you should understand that to recommend someone via verbal communication will be more effective in writing.

    However, writing a recommendation letter was proven influential for a hiring manager to look on the good aspect of the candidate.

    Good point in writing recommendation letter was you need to judge the person that you recommend in honest way. This is to avoid any future conflict if the hiring manager found out or disappointing with your candidate recommendation.

    Begin the recommendation letter with true intention and good point on why the recommended person was good enough to fill in the job position.

    Letter Format & Sample

    (Sender Name)
    (Sender Street Address)
    (City, State, Zip Code)


    (Recipient Name)
    (Recipient Title/Position)
    (Organization Name)
    (Recipient Street Address)
    (City, State, Zip Code)

    Dear (Name of Recipient):

    I understand you are currently considering (name of person you are recommending) for the position of (applied job position). I’ve known (name) for over (number of year) years, and it’s my pleasure to recommend (her/him) for this job position.

    I first became acquainted with (name) when we (briefly explain circumstances of how you became acquainted with the person you are recommending.)

    (Provide a brief summary of how this person worked their way through the ranks and emphasize any key accomplishments in point form)

    I can say that (name) is a bright and talented person who continually demonstrates common sense and good judgment.

    (He/she) is a self-starter who is quickly takes ownership of tasks presented to (him/her). Besides, (name) was a team player and willing to learn in any new area that (he/she) needs to accomplish on.

    My experience with (name) has consistently been that (he/she) works at a pace above and beyond what is expected and can be counted on to present a quality output in a timely manner.

    For example, (provide a brief example of a success that can be mainly attributed to the person you are recommending.)

    In my opinion, organizations in general need as many employees like (name) as possible. (He/she) will become a valuable team member of any company that hires (him/her).

    If you would like additional information about (name), I can be reached at my e-mail at writer@letterformat.net.

    Best of luck in your hiring decision.

    (Sender Name)
    (Sender Title)

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