Recommendation Letter from Employer

Recommendation Letter from Employer


A recommendation letter is a letter that is given to a person for his/ her contribution and as a symbol of cordial relations to recommend them to another company in the future. If a person leaves his job due to certain reasons and gets a better opportunity, he may ask for a recommendation letter from his former company in order to get better chances at the prospective position. A letter of recommendation is helpful in increasing a person’s credibility.

A Recommendation letter from an employer is a highly sought after a letter by most employees as it serves as a good reference for future advancements. It is only written or provided to the employee whom the company feels deserving, and due to unforeseen circumstances which are not bias against the company. It is a formal type of letter. Hence, it must be short and precise. The tone of the letter must be positive.

Sample Letter:

The following is a sample of a recommendation letter from an employer


Tim Hanson,

General Manager,

Golden Bridges Company,

140 Cambridge Street,

Cockeysville, MD 23030

June 24, 2010


Mohawk Trading,

465 Spike Street,
Shirley, MA 01464


Subject: Recommendation letter for Ms. Ann Bailey

Dear Mohawk Trading,

It is my pleasure to recommend Ms. Ann Bailey to be considered for employment in your esteemed organization. Ms. Bailey has been working with Golden Bridges Company for the last seven years as Senior Accountant. Her performance has been stellar with her impressive work knowledge and immaculate accounting skills. The company’s books have always been up-to-date under Ann, as applauded by our auditors.

It is with regret that Ann has to leave Golden Bridges Company as she has to follow her husband’s job transfer. It is my highest recommendation for Ann to be employed in your esteemed organization as she will certainly be an asset to you. I assure you that you will not regret your decision as she will leave no stone unturned to meet up to your expectations.

Her capabilities and talents are beyond imaginable. She is always ready to take up challenges and has an optimistic view of every situation. According to my experience, her most amazing quality is her ability to build relations with her peers.

I would be happy to enlighten you further if you require more clarification on Ms. Ann Bailey. In the case of any queries or questions feel free to contact me on 7986543211 or drop a mail on

Yours sincerely,

Tim Hanson

General Manager

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