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Letter for Employee Reference For Good Employee

Be as specific as possible about the capabilities of the employee. A copy of a positive reference is usually appreciated by the employee as well.

1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123


<Recipient Address Goes Here>


In response to your request for a reference for <name of employee>, I give <her/him> an unqualified recommendation. <First name of employee> was <job title> at our company from <range of dates>. During that time, <she/he> was an excellent employee, with <positive attributes>. <Optional additional accolades.>

We were very sorry to see <First name of employee> leave, but talented and capable people like <her/him> often move on to greater challenges. You won't be disappointed if you decide to hire <First name of employee>. Please feel free to call if you require additional information.


Jim Karter

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