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EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES
EXAMPLE
REFERENCE LETTERS

CHRIS KING
19 June 2008

-1Reference Letter Example #1: (retail store)

LETTERHEAD OF [Employer]
[Date]
To Whom it May Concern
This letter is to confirm that [the employee] worked for our firm for approximately nine years. During that time he performed many functions for our company. He started out as comptroller and championed the implementation our new computerization initiative, which encompassed a retail point of sale system and management information system.

He then graduated to a Store Manager’s position, then to a buying position. Since 2003, [the employee] was responsible for the purchase and performance of [various retail goods], and was promoted to Manager of Merchandizing three years ago. [The employee] has a great work ethic and performed his duties reliably and honorably. He was a key component in the growth of our business over the last 9 years. We wish him well in his new career path.

Sincerely

President

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Reference Letter Example #2: (Non-Profit Organization)

[LETTERHEAD of Non-Profit Organization]

[Date]
PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Re: [Employee]
[Employee] was employed at [non-profit organization] for approximately one year in the capacity of Executive Director, during which time I worked with him in my role as Board Chair.
During his tenure at [non-profit organization], [employee] was very dedicated and committed to upholding the values and furthering the mission of [non-profit organization].
As Executive Director, [employee] was responsible for financial management, human resources management, board relations, public awareness/education and media relations, government liaison, partnership building, program and policy development and implementation, building/property/project management and coordination of the volunteer program. In his position as Executive Director, he represented [non -profit organization] in numerous capacities as part of his overall responsibilities in the position. [Employee] is an excellent communicator, has strong management skills, is hard working and committed to any project he undertakes.

[Employee] is familiar with the responsibilities of an Executive Director of a n ot-for-profit organization. He has been involved in various fundraising initiatives, including proposal writing to solicit corporate donors and special events. He has strong oral presentation and written communication skills.

[Employee] is qualified to work as Executive Director for an organization requiring similar skill sets and experience.
Sincerely,

Chair, Board of Directors

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Reference Letter Example #3: (Service Industry)

[LETTERHEAD OF COMPNAY]

[Date]

To Whom It May Concern:
Re: [Employee’s name]
This will confirm that [employee] was employed by [the company] from May, 2004 to January, 2008. She was hired in the position of sales associate, but latterly was the company’s Manger of Accounting and Human Resources.

As Manager of Accounting and Human Resources, [Employee] was responsible for ●. [Employee] consistently ● [highlight some positive attributes from performance reviews or other ad hoc assessment].
[Employee’s] position with the company came to an end as a result of organiza tional restructuring. We wish her the best in her future endeavours. Yours truly,

General Manager

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Reference Letter Example #4: (Food Industry)

[LETTERHEAD OF EMPLOYER]

[Date]
To whom it may concern,
Re: [Employee’s Name]
We confirm that [employee] was employed as Manager with [the Company]. [Employee] was employed with [the Company] from January of 1995 until August of 2007.
The position of Manager carried the following responsibilities: implementation of the policies as set out by the board of directors; assisting in the development and implementation of provincial and national initiatives; oversee ing the regulatory affairs of the industry; liaising among producers,...
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