Letter of Recommendation

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Indicate how long the employee was employed at the company and what their title was. Go into an overview of what the employee's specific job responsibilities were and how the employee performed them. If the employee received any special employee of the month or some sort of award..indicate that too and why they received it. Indicate what you feel are the employees best attributes and skills and what you feel are the kinds of roles that they would excel in. Offer up your contact information incase the potential employer would like additional information You should keep this all to fit on one page. It's also always a good sign if you add something in there about how you would hire them again if you had the …show more content…

· Be succinct; make every word count; a letter of recommendation for employment should be one page; a letter of recommendation for school should be 1-2 pages. · List your contact information if you are willing to field follow-up correspondence. · Proofread! The letter of recommendation represents both you and the applicant. EXAMPLE: To Whom it May Concern: I highly recommend Jane Doe as a candidate for employment. Jane was employed by Company Name as an Administrative Assistant from 2002 - 2005. Jane was responsible for office support including word processing, scheduling appointments and creating brochures, newsletters, and other office literature. Jane has excellent communication skills. In addition, she is extremely organized, reliable and computer literate. Jane can work independently and is able to follow through to ensure that the job gets done. She is flexible and willing to work on any project that is assigned to her. Jane was quick to volunteer to assist in other areas of company operations, as well. Jane would be a tremendous asset for your company and has my highest recommendation. If you have any further questions with regard to her background or qualifications, please do not hesitate to call me. Sincerely, John Smith Title Company Address Phone Email ------------------------------------------------- How to write a letter of recommendation: Explain how you know the applicant. How long have you known

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