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Open Business Reference

Open Business Reference
An open business reference is made by a person who is in a position to recommend another. It needs information about a person's skills, experience, character, and dependability. The modern job market is highly competitive and an open business reference, or letter of recommendation, can really help an applicant stand out in the crowd and gain the opportunity of attending an interview.

Open Business Reference
An Open Business Reference is important and requires a formal format etiquette and wording. This type of letter will be used to help in many job searches so you will not know the recipient personally.  The format, style and structure of an Open Business Reference is written in a formal style, applying the correct protocol and etiquette.

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Open Business Reference Sample and Format
The sample format, wording and writing etiquette is all you need to enable you to write a professional Open Reference using a standard format and the correct wording etiquette for these types of letters. The sample format provides a good example of how to write a Open Business Reference that includes the proper way to start and close these types of letters and the proper salutation. The following link provides access to a short, but highly effective, free training presentation on letter writing:

How to write a Open Business Reference - Sample, Format & Template
The following example provides the format and template with suggested wording designed to show you how to write a Open Business Reference.


How to write a Open Business Reference Letter - Format & Template

Open Business Reference Letter FormatSample Wording and Etiquette

Letter Heading / Company logo

Address Details
Tel. Details
Fax Details
Email Address


To whom it may concern

Dear Sir or Madam,

                  Re: Reference for Mr. John Smith

First Paragraph

Second and Subsequent Paragraphs

Closing Paragraph

Yours faithfully,

Jean Brown

First Sample Paragraph

I am writing this letter as a business reference
for Zzedro Inc. who I have known as a reliable company for _____ years.

Main Body Paragraphs - Business Reference
I confirm that I have dealt with
Zzedro Inc. since 2001 in the capacity of ________ . All work undertaken by Zzedro Inc has proved to be satisfactory / good / excellent and all targets have been met.

Optional Para: I am confident that Zzedro Inc will prove to be a reliable associate company.

Closing Sample Paragraphs
I trust that the information provided will be of assistance and will be happy to provide further information, if required.

Sample Format & LayoutSample Wording Etiquette

How to write a Open Business Reference - Watch the Video!
We have provided a short video on how to write a Open Business Reference containing a simple step-by-step guide to writing letters using a professional format, etiquette and wording.


How to write a Open Business Reference Video


How to write a Open Business Reference

Confronted with a task? Need to write a Open Business Reference? Not sure where to start? Our Samples and Examples Help! Writing letters can sometimes be difficult or tricky. Our video sample provides a good example of how to write a Open Business Reference and is designed to provide some inspiration to approaching this task. Save yourself some time and look at the video example with the correct format and layout to use when writing a Open Business Reference.

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Open Business Reference

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Salutation & Closing - how to start and end
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