Letter of Recommendation
Position of Trust, Special Duty, and/or Employment Position
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To Whom It May Concern
[First Last Name] has been on assignment by Kelly
Services to work under my supervision at General
Motors’ Florida Environmental Test Activity since April 1987. He will be
released August 1987
due to the closing of the test site.
[First Name]’s work is outstanding. His ability and
intelligence is evident in the way he quickly
adapted to our unique procedures. His responsibilities include receiving and
interior trim for outdoor exposure, evaluating the durability of the test
samples to weathering,
and shipping the results back. The work he performs is always well-organized and
on time. He is
noted for his cheerful disposition and willingness to help in emergency
I am pleased to recommend [First Name] for any
position available. Please do not hesitate to callme if further information is desired.
[First M. Last]
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Phone: (###) ###-####
Note: Signature lines are 5 spaces below the last line of text.
Letter Added: 24 April 2006
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