Reference Letter Template - Have Fun With It

Reference Letter Template

Everyone has a different and distinct writing style. Some are long winded and love to use the English language in a flowery manner. Others are short and quick to the point, often using shorthand. Writing a reference letter is a sort of mix between the two. You want you letter to be descriptive and specific, but also clear and concise. This balance often calls for the use of a template to write a great reference letter. Ideally, your letter should be no longer than one page. Sometimes there are even restrictions on how long the letter can be, especially if you are writing scholarship or college acceptance letters.

If you're requesting a letter of reference or recommendation be written on your behalf, be sure to supply your reference with this same necessary material.

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

* The following tips and strategies apply primarily to the writing of letters of recommendation in their various forms.
* 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.
* Recommendation Letter Tips

Here us a sample letter reference, have a look...

To Whom it May Concern:

Name has worked for me as a Merchandiser Supervisor for the past two years. While under my supervision, her responsibilities have included hiring, training, and supervising store service personnel.

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.

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.

He has established an outstanding rapport with store managers and owners. He ability to get work done through the service personnel has been outstanding. Name is highly respected by the people who work under his supervision, he is organized, thorough in her paperwork, and is always on time.

Few predictions can be made with absolute assuredness. In this instance, I am absolutely certain that your choice of Name as your clerk will be a decision you will long cherish having made.

Reference Letter Template