Personal Character Reference Letters - Reference Letter How To

Personal Character Reference Letters

At some point in your career, it's likely that you'll request a letter of reference or recommendation from someone of importance, or it's possible that you may be asked to write a letter of reference or recommendation for someone else.

Generally every employment reference letter will contain the same information. It is a compilation of your positive qualities and abilities as an employee. This is why always performing to the best of your ability in a work situation is important, you never know where it will help you down the road.

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.


* These recommendation letter guidelines are important, since writing letters of recommendation is always a somewhat tricky and delicate matter. That's because they almost always affect the reputation and future of the writer or that of another person. Here is a few tips for you to get started.
* Below are some tips to think about when preparing a reference letter.
* In addition to standard letter writing, there are a number of basic guidelines that apply specifically to most situations related to the writing of letters of recommendation. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.


Reference Letter Example:

To whom it may concern:

I would like to recommend name as a candidate for a position with your organization. In her position as Staff Assistant, name was employed in our office from 2000 - 2004. Name did an excellent job in this position and was an asset to our organization during her tenure with the office. She has excellent written and verbal communication skills, is extremely organized, can work independently and is able to follow through to ensure that the job gets done.

Name’s performance and contribution in class were superior. In my judgment, he is a bright, articulate and incisive student. Although somewhat reserved, he is not timid in taking positions or expressing himself. He was one of the few students that year who received extra credit on his final grade based on the quality of his classroom participation. Name’s performance on his final exams was excellent and he ranked near the top of the class.

Name is organized, efficient, extremely competent, and has an excellent rapport with people of all ages. Her communication skills, both written and verbal, are excellent.

Name has shown her commitment to the town as a Member of the Board of Appeals, and as an active participant in many community endeavors.

In summary, I highly recommend Name for any position or endeavor that she may seek to pursue. She will be a valuable asset for any organization.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Your Name

Personal Character Reference Letters