character reference template
Dear sir/madam [use their name if you have it]
I can confirm that I have known [name of person you’re refereeing for] for [how long].
[Explain how you know them] E.g. I have worked with [XXXX] in the past and found them
to be a very hard-working colleague. (s)he is highly organised, has great communication
skills and I have always been very impressed with the way that (s)he has approached work.
I highly recommend [name] for any job in your company and I’m sure that (s)he will do a
great job. (s)he would be a great asset for any business.
If you have any specific questions, please feel free to contact me for more details.
Yours faithfully [sincerely if you addressed them by name]