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Sample Formal Employee Recognition Letter

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Here is a sample thank you letter that an employer can write to an employee to recognize the employee's good work. This is a formal sample like the prior employee recognition letter. Keep in mind that an employee recognition letter is also appropriate from coworkers, employees in different departments, managers, supervisors, and executives, as well as from the employee's boss.

Dear Rob,

Thanks for the effort you've put in this past couple of months to help us orient and bring the two new developers onboard. They've become productive and contributing much faster because of the training and assistance you've provided them.

This has worked out so well, in fact, that we're making the "buddy" system an integral component in how we bring all new employees into the company in the future.

Will you participate in a brainstorming and planning session on Thursday so we can all capture what worked well and what needs improvement? I'm also inviting Human Resources staff, the other employees who have been "buddies," and several new employees. The goal will be a process that we can adopt for bringing new employees onboard. Let me know and I'll send a meeting notice.

Again, thanks for all of your help orienting Rich and Bonnie.

Warm regards,


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