Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague: 4 Templates

The company will be sure inquisitive about the candidate whom they will be hiring for. A recommendation letter given by a colleague can increase the chances of employment of the candidate in another company.

A reference letter will help the hiring team to have a better idea of the candidate with whom they will be working. In the reference letter, the writer can specify professional skills and also personal interests. One can take help from the following sample letters to write down reference letters.

Letter Template: 1

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

To,

[Name of the recipient],

[Address of the recipient],

[Date],

Sub: Letter of recommendation for [ NAME of person] for driving under influence

Dear (Sir/Madam),

I am really happy to inform you that [ name of person ] is perfect to work in the position of [ position ] in your esteemed organization.  In fact, I [ your name ] had been working closely with him/her for last [time span] years.  We have been in the marketing team for all these years and he/she has proved really competent candidate. I have been observing his/her exceptional performance for last years .

In all these years, I have also developed a close friendship with him/her and I found him/her simply great as a human being. He/She is indeed a gem of a person. I do believe that [ name of person]’s quick-witted mindset, intelligence and focused attitude make him/her a perfect candidate for the position of [ position] in your marketing department.

I am sure that [ name of person] will emerge as an excellent team player in your company. He/She had initially joined as an intern in [ company name], and now he/she is working in the position of [ position]. He/She has been able to meet the monthly and yearly target.Last month, he/she has over achieved the target of the company and now I do think that if he/she gets an opportunity to work in your company then it will be definitely beneficial for him/her. 

It is because [ name of company ] is a small start-up and it is becoming quite difficult to accommodate [ name of person ] with small salary package and perks that he/she is getting. 

[ name of person ] is a brilliant candidate and has a in-depth knowledge of current market conditions and marketing skills. He/She is not only talented candidate, he/she is well qualified from [ university name]. 

[ name of person ] has my support and recommendation for the position of [ position ] in your esteemed company. I am sure of his success and your company’s prosperity once he/she joins your company.

Thanking You,

Yours Sincerely,

[ name of person] 

[ designation]

[ signature]

[ date]

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

Letter Template: 2

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

To,

[Name of the recipient],

[Address of the recipient],

[Date],

Sub: Letter of recommendation for [ NAME of person] for driving under the influence

Dear (Sir/Madam),

I would like to inform you that [ name of person ] has been one of my favorite in [ name of company]. It is because he/she is not only an excellent performer but also a well-educated person. 

As I have worked closely with him /her in the content development department, I have found him/her to be an excellent team player. I have been knowing [ name of person ] professionally and personally for a period of [ time span] years..

Currently, [ name of person ] had developed an article based on the topic of [ name of topic ] which is related to the recent pandemic and its economic impact. The topic that had been posted on the web platform had been able to get a lot of readers. In fact., he/she has been able to pull the image of [ company name] high up.

[ name of person ] had earlier joined as a content writer and now he/she is also taking the responsibility as an editor.

He/She is successfully assisting our seniors and enabling in enhancing the profit of the company.

But as per my opinion, he/she is completely suitable for higher projects or assignments in reputed organization. I do know that your company, [ name of company ] is working on a larger platform and would feel easy to accommodate [ name of person] in the department of content development and web designing.

[ name of person ] also has superior quality of web designing skills. [ name of person] is highly qualified person. He/she has completed his/her graduation from [ university name ] with a percent above [ percent] %. 

 I am confident that [ name of person ] will be able to fulfill the target of the company quite successfully of yours. 

I strongly recommend [ name of person] for the position of [ position] in your reputed organization.

For any query, please do not hesitate to contact me at [ contact number ].

Thanking You,

Yours sincerely,

[ name of person]

[ signature]s

[date]

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

Letter Template: 3

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

To,

[Name of the recipient],

[Address of the recipient],

[Date],

Sub: Letter of recommendation for [ NAME of person] for driving under the influence

Dear (Sir/Madam),

I would like to inform you that [ name of person ] is highly talented individual. I have been working with him/her in software development for a period of [ time span] years.

I am really happy to refer [ name of person ] for the position in your esteemed organization as a [ position ]. 

I was in discussion with [ name of person ] with the position of [ position ] that the hiring team of [ company name ] had posted on the date of [ mention date ] in the Jobsite of [ jobsite name].

[ name of person ] is not only an excellent key player in the team, he/she is also exceptional as a human being. I am proud to have [ name of person] as a colleague and a friend.

[ company name ] is impressed with the leadership qualities and professional skills of [ name of person]. 

This is very important to highlight on his/her academic qualification. In fact, [ name of person ] has completed graduation/ post graduation degree from [ university name ] with a percentage above [ percent ]. 

I would also like to notify you that [ name of person ] has always assisted the team members in finishing the project on time. He/She is quite competent in front end and back end coding. With his/her exceptional performance in [ company name], we have been able to achieve the target and clients.’ satisfaction. 

[ name of person ] has also proved his/her abilities in online marketing or web marketing. He/She has been able to successfully take the business of the company to the next level.

I am certain that [ name of person ] would be wonderful addition for your company.  You can rely on my recommendation for the most talented, hardworking and sincere [name of person].

Further, you can contact me through [ contact number ] or send me an email at [email id].

Thanking You,

Yours Sincerely,

[ your name]

[ designation]

[ signature]

[ date]

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

Letter Template: 4

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

To,

[Name of the recipient],

[Address of the recipient],

[Date],

Sub: Letter of recommendation for [ NAME of person] for driving under influence

Dear (Sir/Madam),

It is indeed great pleasure to recommend [ name of person ] to work in the position of [ position] in [ company name].  I have been quite closely working with him/her as a fellow programmer. Its been over [ time span] years, I have worked with [ name of person]. I had joined [ current company name ] after him/her. 

I had been quite impressed with not only the knowledge he/she possess regarding front end and back-end programming but also with his/her down-to-earth as well as professional attitude.

I had got the opportunity to lot of things in a practical way in the field of developing website and forms. It is he/she who had raised confidence in me about my own abilities to explore as a programmer.

I am quite confident that his/her commanding personality and knowledge regarding software applications and hardware of the computer will make him/her a competent candidate in [ company name].

Since he/she has been able to fulfil the target of [ current company name], I do personally feel that he/she is simply fit to work on a larger platform. Therefore, [ company name ] is ideally suitable for him/her 

I would like to inform that [ name of person] with such an exceptional caliber is getting less than his/her standards.  

I am confident [ company name ] will be able to do justice with his/her talent, experience and skills. 

As per the records maintained by the recruiting team of [ current company name], [ name of person ] has been a brilliant student in his academic life. He/She had got first class Hons with specialization in [ specialization name]. 

Personally, [ name of person ] is quite friendly, interactive and has an excellent team-building spirit.He/She is the source of positive vibes in our team with a great sense of humor and witty attitude. 

I strongly refer [ name of person ] for the position of [ position ] in your company. 

Please do update me through [ contact number] or [ email id ].

Thanking You,

Yours Sincerely,

[ your name]

[ signature]

[ date]

Writing a Reference Letter for Colleague

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