Letter of Recommendation

   Overqualified Job Recommendation Letter

To Whom It May Concern,

Please consider hiring _______________ for the position of _______________.

I worked with _______________ at XYZ company and watched them excel over a period of years, ascending to the position of _______________. While one might expect that the next step in their career path would be _______________, this person is actually an ideal choice for your open position. While the prior job title might imply that _______________ is overqualified, the reality is more complex and the job your company has advertised is actually a better fit due to _______________.

If you would like any additional insights into _______________'s skills, working style, management potential, or other factors that might weigh into your decision, please don't hesitate to give me a call.

Sincerely,

{Name}

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