Being asked to write a letter of recommendation for a former employee, co-worker or professional peer is an opportunity to “pay it forward” to those who have contributed to your success in some way. But let’s be honest: Crafting a letter of recommendation can be a time-consuming task. Though it’s respectful to give thought to your letter’s content, writing a recommendation that’s personal, relevant and helpful to the requestor doesn’t have to be laborious.
Use this simple process when you’re approached to write a letter of recommendation; you’ll produce a quality end product every time, regardless of the requestor or your relationship to them, in 30 minutes or less, from start to finish.
Trying to determine what aspects of the person’s personality, skill set, professional experience, education and relationship to you is worthy of mentioning and elaborating on in the letter can be one of the challenging as...(register to read more)