Sometimes you need a personal reference letter sample...like yesterday; when fast is never soon enough - and it has to be succinct, to the point and written in the least amount of time possible.
I don't know about you, but I always agonize over what to write...and can spend hours trying to figure it out. But in its simplest form it's all about providing the sizzle.
Some letters are ho hum boring, poorly written to the point where you couldn't pay me to use them. However, on the other hand I'd pay you for the following one, which is perfect for busy people with little to no time or inclination to write their own.
To whom it may concern:
I have known [[name]] as a friend for fifteen years and coworker for ten. As a friend he has provided emotional support during some difficult times, and as a coworker he consistently goes above and beyond what is expected of him.
So, if you're looking for a dedicated, hard working employee you'll be hard pressed to find a better candidate than [[name]]. He's truly one of a kind.
Finally, thank you for your time regarding this matter and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about this letter.
Do you like this letter? While I do too it's really short, which can be okay in many instances, but if you need something more substantive it may cause you to fall short of your desired goal. So,I invite you to visit this page. It gives an easy to follow Format for Writing Reference Letters. You'll also find example letters written using it. The icons below include the template and example letters.
"Bubba Knows Burgers" was written for a high school kid seeking a job flipping burgers, and he turned out to be pretty good at it. Okay, laugh if you want to, but I guarantee it'll grab your attention and you won't stop reading until you've read all of it. It's engaging, humorous and will make you smile - all of the things that a good letter can do for you. In fact, it's a good letter for anybody of any age who wants to work in the food industry.