May 19, 2009
[Name of Recipient]
[City, State ZIP Code]
Dear [Name of Recipient]:
I am pleased to write this letter of recommendation on behalf of [First Name & Last Name], who is applying for admission to [Name of Graduate School].
I have known [First Name] since [year], when I hired him to work under my supervision in the [Name of Department] at [Name of Your Company]. He began in an entry-level position, and within a very short time he showed so much creativity and talent that he was promoted to a managerial position.
He is blessed with a native intelligence and a huge appetite for learning; these traits, combined with his seemingly unlimited energy, have made him an invaluable asset to our team here at [Name of Your Company].
I applaud [First Name]’s decision to seek a graduate degree. I have no doubt that the knowledge he will gain through his studies at [Name of Graduate School], combined with the experience he has already gained in the business world, will make him a formidable future CEO, I highly recommend him.