Request for Recommendation for Employment

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Request for Recommendation for Employment will effectively request a recommendation from an individual who is familiar with your work experience and ethic. This letter can easily be modeled to fit your needs and can be sent via regular or email.

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This Request for Recommendation for Employment will effectively request a recommendation letter from a former employer or individual who is familiar with your work ethic and skills. This letter sets out the name of the company with whom you have applied, the position you are seeking and the person to whom the recommendation should be addressed. It also sets out the qualities the company is seeking and thanks the individual in advance for the recommendation.

This Request for Recommendation for Employment includes:
  • Parties: Name of the individual who is applying for a new position and the person from whom the reference is sought;
  • Reference Information: Gives the name of the person to whom the reference letter should be addressed and your qualifications which should be highlighted in this letter.

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This attorney-prepared packet contains:
  1. General Instructions
  2. Request for Recommendations for Employment
State Law Compliance: This form complies with the laws of all states
Number of Pages2
DimensionsDesigned for Letter Size (8.5" x 11")
EditableYes (.doc, .wpd and .rtf)
UsageUnlimited number of prints
Product number#28095
This is the content of the form and is provided for your convenience. It is not necessarily what the actual form looks like and does not include the information, instructions and other materials that come with the form you would purchase. An actual sample can also be viewed by clicking on the "Sample Form" near the top left of this page.
Request for Letter of Recommendation - Letter

q    This form is designed to assist you in drafting a letter requesting that someone write you a letter of recommendation for a job opportunity.  Bracketed instructions may be included on this form to assist you in completing it and should be removed before printing.

q    This form is not intended and is not a substitute for legal advice. This form should only be a starting point for you and should not be used without first consulting with an attorney.  An attorney should be consulted before negotiating any document with another party.

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                  [Your Name]
                  [Address Line 1]
                  [Address Line 2]
                  [City, State, ZIP]

[Addressees Name]
[Address Line 1]
[Address Line 2]
[City, State, ZIP]

Dear [Name]:

I have recently applied for a position as   (position)          with   (company)           , and have been asked as part of the application review process to provide   (company)       with several letters of recommendation.  I would be honored if you would be willing to write one of these recommendations for me, briefly describing in a short letter the qualities you feel would make me a strong candidate for this position.  If you could include some specific examples of my work with you, it would be a huge help.

If you would be so kind as to write the recommendation, please send it directly to   (contact person)    at    (company)      , at the following address:     (address)                              .  If you will not be able to write this letter, please let me know at your earliest convenience.  I can be reached at the above address, or by phone at   (your phone number(s))         .

Thank you for your help, it is very much appreciated.


[Printed name]

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