personal recommendation for employment template

Personal Recommendation for Employment

How to write a personal recommendation for employment? Just download this ready-made sample template in Google Docs, MS Word or Apple Pages format.

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It is most effective when a candidate's skills and experience are directly related to the job they are applying for. By looking at the job listing and the person's resume, you can identify ways in which the person has already demonstrated the skills necessary for success.

How to write a personal recommendation for employment?

Writing tips for personal recommendation letter for employment:
  • Every formal letter must start with the date;
  • State the person who are you recommending and what kind of recommendation is it;
  • Elaborate the person on how long you know him/her and in what capacity;
  • State the person's best quality;
  • Make details about the person's character, morals, and values;
  • Download this template for a standard recommendation letter guide.

Guide for personal recommendation letter for employment letter:

Below is provided a sample recommendation letter. You can download and use it after making changes per your requirements and criteria. We are not only providing you tips, but also a sample cover letter that you can use after certain edits. Here is a sample letter for your guidance:

Dear Sir/Madam {{Name}},

I have known {{Name}} for over {{Number}} years. He has been a close friend of my {{Name}} and I have spent many hours enjoying {{Name}}'s company. I know {{Name}} to be a young man of strong moral character who treats others with courtesy and respect. His ability to communicate easily and effectively and establish a definite rapport with people has resulted in a large group of loyal friends. {{Name}} is always willing to help other students with their work and has organized study groups to work on difficult assignments. {{Name}} plays for our local football team where his dedication and enthusiasm are well recognized. He operates as the informal leader of the team, organizing extra practice sessions and motivating players to give of their best. On occasion {{Name}} has looked after our pets while we were on vacation. He proved reliable and dependable in this task and enthusiastically took our dog for walks even though this was not asked of him. {{Name}} earns extra income cutting the grass for a couple of his neighbors and is well known for his energy and cheerfulness. He is a hard worker and his motivation and discipline contribute to {{Name}}'s success. I am confident {{Name}} will be a valuable asset to any organization and I recommend him without reservation. If you require any further information, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

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