Date of publication: 2017-07-09 08:37
We've used the example of a copywriter but you can adapt it for your profession. The aim of a creative letter is to be original and show you have imagination, but understand what the job entails. Balance is essential: don't be too wacky, or it will turn off the reader.
Mr David Simmons,
Fourston Tower Hotels,
Peterborough, ON M8Y A7C
Introduction: State the position you are applying for, and try to catch the reader's immediate interest.
It is our pleasure to inform you that you have been transferred to our ……………… (name of place) branch based on your performance. The company has been assessing your progress and you have been a valuable asset to the company. With your consistent efforts you have been instrumental in the increase of sales of the company.
An important part of recommendation letter – the weaknesses. People get confused that whether to mention the weaknesses of a person or not. Well, the result depends on the addressee a person may get impressed with the honesty shown in the letter, while some other person may take it seriously and decide against the concerned person. It all depends on the specific situation you are writing a letter for, so there is no ‘perfect answer’ to this concern.
Prove you know something about the industry and the company. Don't go crazy, but show the reader that you have done some research. Demonstrate you know:
It is a good idea to review letter of recommendation samples before writing your letter. Examples can help you see what kind of content you should include in your document.
We have recently applied for credit at [FIRM, ex. PQR Supplies] and have mentioned your bank as a reference. I kindly request you that please send a copy of all documents you plan to send [FIRM, ex. PQR Supplies] in their investigation of my credit viability be forwarded to me at the following address:
But now, I wish to take on a new challenge. I would like to formally request a transfer, effective immediately, to the pastry department. I am confident that I will be able to transfer my work ethic and knowledge from the bread shop to the pastry shop.