When requesting a letter of reference from a former employer, address the employer by his formal title, and begin the letter by asking if he feels comfortable evaluating your work performance. The letter should provide t... More » Education Writing

A teacher's character reference letter is a letter written by a teacher on behalf of someone applying for a job. It discusses the positive qualities of the job applicant and speaks from the point of view of the teacher, ... More » Business & Finance Careers Applying & Interviewing

An immigration character reference letter should include four parts: introduction of the writer, the writer's relationship with the subject, statements and examples about character traits and a personal compliment from t... More » Government & Politics Immigration
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