My former colleague ____________would be an excellent addition to your team. His skills are top-notch and you truly won't find another worker of his caliber. He is truly an expert in ____________ and is efficient, driven, and simply brilliant.
Please let me address the elephant in the room. Upon initial meetings, some people consider ____________'s behavior of _______________ to be annoying. I've spoken with several former coworkers and friends of ____________ and we are concerned that due to the limited time period allowed for interaction during a formal interview, ____________ will be penalized or ruled out simply for his demeanor. I approached ____________ about these misperceptions and confirmed that this issue troubles him as well. He asked me to write this letter, which I was glad to do.
What you should know is that ____________ is not trying to be annoying. He has a unique, special personality, and everyone who gets to know him comes to realize that.
Please be open-minded about ____________ and feel free to reach out to me and other friends and colleagues if you would like additional insight.
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