Letter of Recommendation
Position of Trust, Special Duty, and/or Employment Position
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are not familiar with it.
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To Whom It May Concern:
As a shift manager in Information Technology for Large Systems, I have had the
pleasure of working
with [First Last Name] for over four years and have
found him to be very knowledgeable in System
Programming, software implementation and support. He performs his duties in a
and has earned the respect and loyalty of his peers and user community.
I have had many opportunities to see the depth of his knowledge and the
dedication that make up [First Last Name]. [First Name] was responsible for
implemented system products such as Omegaview,
Omegamon, HSC, OPSMVS, CA7, for our operating systems. He did not stop with
implementation but also
assisted in training and documentation. [First Name]
always goes that extra mile.
[First Name] is always eager to help and provide
first class service when called upon. He works
closely with my team and has provided the support necessary no matter when or
how often we may call
I highly recommend [First Last Name] for any
position available. If further information is desired
please contact me.
[First M. Last]
1st Shift Manager
Large Systems Monitor Operation/mf
Note: Signature lines are 5 spaces below the last line of text.