SOLICITED LETTER OF REFERENCE: AVERAGE EMPLOYEE
I will be obliged to accommodate your request to provide a reference regarding [NAME, ex. James Johnson].
As [YOUR POSITION, ex. Vice President] of [FIRM NAME, ex. Power Account Limited], I have known [NAME, ex. James] for [DURATION, ex. the past four years], during which time [he/she] was our [POSITION, ex. northern division sales manager]. [STATE EX-EMPLOYEE’S RESPONSIBILITIES, ex. His responsibilities involved setting and meeting sales goals, developing sales and marketing strategies as well as managing a staff of over 50 personnel.]
[RESTRICT ADDITIONAL COMMENTS TO FACTS REGARDING EX-EMPLOYEE’S EMPLOYMENT HISTORY, ex. James was hired as our sales manager largely because of his experience in the computer industry. Due to increased competition in the market for accounting software, however, James’ position was eliminated.]
I hope this is satisfactory. Feel free to call me at XXX-XX-XX if your require any further information.