Employee Recommendation Templates

Use these templates to create an email or a formal letter of recommendation for your outgoing employees

Sample 1


To Whom it May Concern:

I would like to recommend [employee name] as a candidate for a position with your organization. In his/her position as [role], [employee first name] was employed in our office from [duration]. Throughout his/her time with our organization, he/she demonstrated critical skills that would make his/her an excellent employee at your company.

[Employee first name] did a terrific job in his/her position and was an asset to our organization during his/her tenure with the office. He/She has excellent written and verbal communication skills, is extremely organized, can work independently, and is able to effectively multi-task to ensure that all projects are completed in a timely manner.

Because of his/her effectiveness, I even gave his/her additional responsibilities, including [add other responsibilities and tasks]. [Employee first name] went above and beyond in that assignment, as he/she does in all tasks.

[Employee first name] was always willing to offer his/her assistance and had an excellent rapport with the many constituents served by our office, including clients, employers, and other stakeholders.

I wholeheartedly recommend [employee first name] for any endeavor he/she chooses to pursue. Please let me know if you have any questions.






Sample 2

Dear [insert name],

I am writing to recommend [employee name]. [He/She] worked with us at [company_name] as a [employee_job_title] and [reported to me/ worked with me] in my position as [insert your job title].

[Employee first name] is both very bright and quite motivated. He/She is a quick learner and has also been effective in her efforts to engage and collaborate effectively with the team. During his/her time in my team, he/she managed to [insert example].

I’ve always put a premium on [insert quality] among my team members and [employee name] never failed to deliver. An example was when [insert example].

[Employee first name] is a delight to work with and I wouldn’t hesitate to hire him/her again.

Should you have any further questions about him/her, feel free to reach me at [phone number].





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