Free Sample Letter Of Reference Tips

Free Sample Letter Of Reference

When you request a recommendation, communicate your needs to the writer. Explain what you are applying for and ask if the person can provide you with a good recommendation. If someone exhibits any uneasiness about providing you with a strong recommendation, be polite, thank him or her for their time and then look elsewhere. Choose someone who:

* can provide a well-written letter
* knows you well enough to be credible
* thinks highly of you and your abilities
* holds a respected position

Writing a reference letter for a friend, employee or student can be a daunting task. You want the letter to help them in their pursuits, but you don't want it to sound so gushy that it appears as if they've paid you to write it. Take your time, review sample reference letters and make sure your letter is balanced and fair.

There has been a noticeable rise in lawsuits against employers and referral agencies for hiring and referring candidates who were unfit for their jobs and who also harmed innocent third parties. Sometimes, the basis of these negligent hiring and referral lawsuits is that the employer didn't do a complete reference check on the candidate or misrepresented the qualifications and characteristics of the candidate.

* Here are some quick tips to help you write a reference or recommendation letter for a friend, co-worker or employee.
* Below are some tips to think about when preparing a reference letter.
* Here are a few practical letter writing tips and strategies to help you when writing that next letter.
* Here are a few practical letter writing tips and strategies to help you when writing that next letter.


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I am pleased to recommend Name for a position in your company.

Name is active in various student organizations. She works very well with others probably because she is a sincere and honest person. She is enthusiastic and hard working and is very much respected by the faculty and students alike. She is a mature person who takes her responsibilities seriously.

I have found Name to be a vivacious, yet gracious individual with a warm smile and a delightful sense of humor and perspective. He is one of those rare individuals that one senses is headed for certain success.

Name was an asset to the hospital. He was always cheerful and willing to assist with any task. In addition, Name was motivated and interested in learning.

For all these reasons, I can highly recommend Name without reservation for your program. I know that he will perform well and be an asset to your program. Please feel free to contact me regarding this letter or my impressions of Name.

Free Sample Letter Of Reference