Reference Letter Tips | Bright Future - International Recruitment Services
    • English
    • Uzbek
    • Russian
    • 繁體中文
info@nmbrightfuture.com
+44 (0) 161 278 2569
+44 (0) 786 363 0111

Reference Letter Tips

Reference letters structure/template

  • Addressee name and address if known
  • Date
  • Salutation ('To whom it may concern', or 'Dear Sir or Madam', or 'Dear <title> <surname>')
  • Confirm dates, job title(s) capacity, and salary and benefits details if required/appropriate.
  • Confirm that the person's performance and attitude was (at all times) satisfactory/exceeded expectations or standards.
  • Briefly explain the person's responsibilities (optional)
  • Briefly describe their skills/qualifications/strengths/characteristics (optional)
  • State that you would willingly re-employ the person if the opportunity arose (optional, and very re-assuring for the reader)
  • Offer to provide more information if required (optional)
  • Yours faithfully (or 'Yours sincerely' if writing to a named addressee)

N.B. It's a matter for your own discretion how much praise and positive information to include in the reference letter, hence the optional items.

Members of

UAE
UK
Canada
USA
Australia
New Zealand
South Korea