A letter of recommendation is a kind of letter that is usually done to give credits and praises to someone who has done an exemplary job. It is a way of stating the things that they have done which delighted customers and/or the people around them.
This kind of letter is usually given to employees who are doing their job to the best of their abilities and exceeds the expectations given to them by different stakeholders like their employers, the clients, and their workmates.
For templates and example of different letters and their formats including recommendation letters, we have a variety of Sample Letters that are downloadable.
General Letter of Recommendation Example
Warrant Officer Recommendation Letter
Real Estate Recommendation Letter Example
Sample Letter of Recommendation and Endorsement
Example of Letter of Personal Recommendation
A recommendation letter contains the following information:
- the date when the recommendation was made,
- the name of the person doing the recommendation,
- the details of the person to whom the recommendation will be sent,
- the reason of writing a recommendation letter,
- the date on which instances occurred to help validate the recommendation,
- the name of the person to be recommended, and
- other additional information that the writer of the letter wanted to highlight.
Some of the reasons why a person receives a recommendation letter is because of
- doing a job that he is not supposed to do but because of circumstances has done it,
- helping clients or workmates in need,
- providing above average customer service,
- going beyond his means to give what a customer needs without violating company policies,
- good conduct and character, and
- being excellent on what he or she is doing.
Recommendation letters usually arrive during unexpected moments. Do not expect to get one just because you have done something great. Rather, always do your best and make sure that you are performing your job the way you should.
Aside from recommendation letters, we also have Sample Character Reference Letters.
Recommendation Letter for Coworker
Letter of Recommendation for Teacher
Scholarship Letter of Recommendation
Graduate School Letter of Recommendation
Letter of Recommendation for a Friend
Being able to receive a recommendation is truly special. Not just because of the rewards, additional credits or attention that you may get from it, but the feeling that a person or two have appreciated what you are doing. This makes someone validate that he is doing well.
Whenever you think that a person, most especially an employee, have helped you or is doing great, do not hesitate to write a letter of recommendation for him or her. It is a simple way of saying “thank you for taking care of me during my stay” or “i truly appreciate how you give your utmost dedication to your job.” It may be just a piece of paper, but for someone to whom it is intended, it is a great source of pride and joy that will motivate him or her to push herself more and do better.
A letter of recommendation may be given to anyone whom you think deserves to receive one. It can be written to recommend a colleague, a subordinate, an employee that have helped you during your stay in their establishment, a worker who has given great customer service or even to a well-performing student. You can get samples of Recommendation Letters For Student at the link provided.
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