Asking for A Reference Letter: 4 Templates

For getting a better opportunity in any job or business, people often request someone in a responsible position to write down a reference letter. It will be easier for you to get selected if you build contacts with influential persons who can actually help you to get the right opportunity and meet a suitable employer. You can ask for a recommendation through phone call or through, email or letter in hard copy form. You can take guidelines to write down the sample letters. 

Letter Template: 1

Asking for A Reference Letter

[From]

[Address]

To,

[Address]

Subject: A Request for Reference

Respected sir/madam,

I am writing this letter to you to request you to refer me for the job opportunity I am looking for in [name of company]. I would be grateful if you can help me out for a respective post in [company name].  In fact, it is a request from my end to process my request for reference as soon as possible.

I have come across the information about [ name of new company] while working with you in [ present company name]. I do estimate the fact there is none other you who knows me better in professional and personal ways.  You are very aware of my nature of working in the role of [ present designation name] in [ present company name]. You have already assessed my work since [ time span] years since the time I had joined as a [ previous designation name].

Initially, I had to complete the training period in the company And then after that I worked in the production floor. 

You have also the information about my experience in the previous company. It was [ previous company name]. Over there, I had worked for nearly [ time span] years. 

Sir/Madam, I believe that you also have the information about my academic background. You have all in the records that I have completed my graduation from [ university name ] with a percentage of [ percentage}%. 

It would be easier for me to apply at [ company name] because the requirements stated by the company will be easier for me to fulfil.  I have got the opportunity to learn the latest techniques by working under you. 

I am thankful towards you for reading my request for the recommendation for the job in [ new company name].  You can verify the resume that I have attached with this letter. [ name of HR] will be contact person as a [ designation ] with whom you can clearly discuss about my performance and potential as a [ designation ] in [ new company name].

Thanks and Regards,

[ name of person]

[ signature]

[ date]

Asking for A Reference Letter

Letter Template: 2

Asking for A Reference Letter

[From]

[Address]

To,

[Address]

Subject: A Request for Reference

Respected sir/madam,

I would be happy and relieved if you can kindly recommend me to discharge my duties in the position of [ position ] in the esteemed company of [ name company name]. I have seen the advertisement for the requirement of [ position ] in [ new company name].

I completely trust on your reference because you are one of the esteemed employees in [ name of company ] and I had a great working experience with you for nearly [ time span ] years. Sometimes ago, you had discussed with me the prospects of  [ new company name]. you had shared the information that I would have better career growth if I choose to work in [ new company name].

Few months ago, I had already informed that I had joined [ current company name] as a [ position ]. The skills that I had learnt from you have actually helped me to make progress in the respective company.

You have been my best boss and it is because of you, I have able to achieve so much in my career. I have learnt a lot from you.  You have all my required information related to my professional and personal details.

To mke it more clear, I have done my graduation from [ university name ] and have scored above [ percent] % . I have also done a short-term course at [ name of the institute ]. 

You had discussed with me my professional and personal details already in the recent past.

You will be the best person to present my profile in recommended way  to [ name of contact person] who is the HR of [ new company name]. 

I have attached the necessary information in form of resume with this letter. You can easily go through it. Please oblige me by referring my name and share experience with HR if [ new company name].

Thanking You,

Sincerely Yours.

[ name of person]

[ signature]

[ date]

Asking for A Reference Letter

Letter Template: 3

Asking for A Reference Letter

[From]

[Address]

To,

[Address]

Subject: A Request for Recommending me for the respective job

Respected sir/madam,

It is an earnest request from my end to recommend me in [new company name] for the position of [position]. I am requesting you for this respective position in [new company name] because you are holding a responsible position of [position] at [company name].

Sir/madam, you are extremely talented and knowledgeable with command in sales and marketing. You also maintained excellent rapport with all the topmost employers of US.  In fact, no other person is better than you on whom I can lay trust to recommend in a convincing way.

It was under your guidance and training; I had started my career as an intern I sales marketing. I am grateful for the way you have mentored and coached me for the respective position of [previous name]. 

I have attained maximum career growth by working under your coaching. I was able to develop my skills easily.

With a short stint in [ first company name ], I was just able to get idea about the practical world of sales and marketing. However, it was you guided me in [ previous company name] to talk and convince every client.

Though I have a Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Business Administration from [ university name] and I have scored above [ percent ] % , but I am obliged to you for the practical guidance. 

Currently, I am working in the position of [ position] in [ present company name] and my responsibilities are [ mention responsibilities in details].

 I have mentioned everything in the resume attached with this letter. It will be convenient for you to understand me once you go through the resume. 

Further, if you require any kind of assistance then do not forget to call me at [ contact number] or send me an email aat [ email id ].

You are the right person who will be able to do justice to my profile and you can recommend me easily to [ name of HR ] who is working as a HR manager in [ new company name].

Thanking You.

Yours Sincerely,

[ name of person]

 [ date]

Asking for A Reference Letter

Letter Template: 4

Asking for A Reference Letter

[From]

[Address]

To,

[Address]

Subject: A Request for Recommendation for job

Respected sir/madam,

The purpose of writing this letter is to let you know that I seek your reference for the position of [ position ] in [ new company name].

You might be informed about the achievements that [ new company name ] has made in last few years and amazing job opportunities provided by them.

Ass I know very well that you have maintained a rapport with all the employers and also excellent professional and business skills. It would not be difficult for you to present my profile to the employer of [ new company name]..

I have seen the advertisement related to the new job opportunity at [ new company name ] on popular jobsite of [ jobsite ] on [ mention date].

The responsibilities as mentioned in the Jobsite of [ Jobsite ] are highlighted as follows:

[ mention  responsibilities in details].

Since I have worked under you in the role of [ role] and learnt all the necessary skills, it would not difficult for me to function in that particular role. 

You have all the necessary information about my professional background. I had worked as a [ role ] in [ first company name] and after that I had joined another company which is [ second company name].

It was under your consistent mentoring and coaching in [ last company name] for [ time span ] years, I have been able to achieve maximum career growth.

Currently, I am working in the position of [ position  ] in [ current company name].

You also know that I have done my graduation from [ university name] and have earned a percentage of [ percent ] %.

Kindly go through the details that I have mentioned in the resume attached with this letter and resume attached. I completely trust on your potential to make my career better.  You had been the driving force for my career. 

Please let me know through email id, which is [ email id] or contact me through [ contact number].

Thanking You.

Yours Sincerely,

[your name]

[ signature]

[ date]

Asking for A Reference Letter

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