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Job reference thank-you letter

Write a thank-you letter to a person who wrote a letter of recommendation for you.

Sample letter

Street Address
City, State, Zip code
Date

 

Name of the recipient
Title
Name of the company
Street Address
City, State, Zip code

 

Dear Recipient Name:

Thank you for writing a letter of recommendation for me. As you know, I applied for a position as a system analyst with Infosys. Last week, they interviewed me for the position but unfortunately I did not get the job. Another candidate, who has more work experience than me, was given the job.

Of course, I am a bit disappointed but I havenít let this experience dishearten me. I have applied for two new jobs and have been contacted by the respective companies who are impressed with my credentials.

As I continue my search for a good job, I am grateful to know that I have your support. I hope that I can contact you in the future if I need a recommendation letter for another position.

Sincerely,

 

Your name

See Also
Sample Thank-you letter
Business letter writing tips
How to Write an Apology Letter
Business Apology Letter Sample I
Personal Apology Letter Sample I
Email writing tips
Resume writing
How to write a letter of enquiry
How to write a cover letter
Sample employment letter with salary requirements

Letter writing: formal and informal

Introduction
Address and date
Salutation
Body of the letter
Subscription or leave-taking
The Tone and Language of a Letter
Personal Letter Writing Tips
Envelope
Example of formal letter and envelope
Formal Letter Sample 2
Formal letter sample 3
Formal letter sample 4
Formal letter writing basics
Standard phrases used in formal letters
Example of informal letter and envelope
Informal Letter Sample 2
Informal Letter Sample 3
Informal Letter Sample 4

 

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