Sample Letters Of Reference - Reference Letters

Sample Letters Of Reference

It can be a difficult letter to write and it's important that the person writing the letter is qualified to make such a recommendation. It should be someone who has first hand knowledge of the applicant's professional history and accomplishments, such as a close colleague, employer, immediate supervisor, advisor, professor, client.

Many people do not know how to write a letter of reference because they do not simply know what to say. Basically, you need to mention of three traits that the person requesting the letter possesses. Is the person honest? Is he dependable? Is he the kind of person that you would want to have on your team? What are his skills?

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.

* Recommendation Letter Tips


* Below are some tips to think about when preparing a reference letter.
* 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.


Sample Character, Personal Reference Letter

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.

I have come to know Name as a student in my course. Without question, he was one of the top students taking the course. This course places the primary responsibility on the student to developing the studentís analytical skills through the case studies. Name demonstrated depth in her understanding of the cases and sophistication in her employment of all areas of the class.

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.

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.

I am extremely supportive of Name, and I am confident that he would make an outstanding employess at your company. I highly recommend him to you, and if I may be of further assistance please phone or write me.

Sample Letters Of Reference