Job Recommendation Letter for Colleague

By | February 6, 2013


______________ [name of the recipient]

_____________ [designation]

______________ [name and address of the company]

Date: ___________ [date on which the letter is written]

Subject: Professional job reference letter

Respected Sir/Madam ______ [salutation],

I am writing this letter to recommend Mr. ________ [mention the name of the recommended colleague/employee] to work as _______ [mention the job post] at your esteemed organization. It is with great pleasure and respect that I am sending a recommendation letter for my colleague. I have worked with him for ________ years [mention the number of years]; at __________ [mention the place of employment] and my experience have always made him appreciate of his skills and credentials.

He was not just a colleague to me but a true mentor. The way he used to handle projects and report files with his key skills such as ________, __________ and _______ [mention some of the key skills of the colleague] makes him a deserving candidate. His friendliness, leadership approach, decision making quality, __________ and ________ [mention some of the good qualities] are the qualities that make him an outstanding employee.

I am sure that Mr. _______ would prove to be an asset to your organization. For further information, if required, for the recommendations, you may contact me on __________ [mention the sender’s contact details].

Thanking you in anticipation.


___________ [sender’s name]

___________ [sender’s designation]

___________ [name and address of the sender’s company]

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