Employment Reference Letters - Get Creative

Employment Reference Letters

When you are asked to write a letter of recommendation, be honest in your assessment. Put yourself in the reader's position and consider what you would want to know if you were reading the letter. If you have concerns about specific areas, be up front with the requester when you are asked to write the recommend. There should be no surprises. A good way to create a letter of recommendation is to use pre-designed templates available in letter-writing products. Additionally, you should review writing samples to better understand the structure before you begin to write.

Letters of reference can be very important. Your credibility and the future of the person you are recommending depend on them. They deserve thought and care.

By adhering to the following tips, you will increase the chances of getting good letters of recommendation and ultimately securing the position you seek.


* Follow these steps to be fair to everyone involved:
* Here are some tips on preparing references, and some samples of reference letters and the types of information that may properly be released during a reference check.

* When preparing a reference letter, there are many things to think about. Here are some tips for you to get started.


There are some reference letter templates on this site, and below is one of them.

Name has asked me to write a letter of recommendation concerning his possible employment, and I am pleased to do so.

She has also been my riding student, and assisted me with the many tasks required to run a thorough bred breeding facility. She has spent several summers working on the farm, as well as time during school vacations, after school, and weekends.

During her tenure with company name, name was responsible for supervising the department office assistants. These assistants, under name management, were responsible for many of the office's basic administrative and clerical functions. name effectively scheduled and managed several assistants to maintain efficient office operations.

Name was a student of mine in College during the 2006-07 year. Although I had over a hundred and fifty students that year, I clearly remember his performance as a student. The extent of my contact with him makes me confident in my assessment of his abilities.

Name is a well rounded person and a fine and dedicated student. He is certain to be an asset to your company and I highly recommend that you consider him seriously for a position in your company.

Employment Reference Letters