It’s important to be clear that when hiring managers want to read your résumé, they need to have a very clear idea of who you are, what you do, and what you’re going to do for the company.
In a letter of recommendations format, the word “recommend” appears alongside your name and title.
This makes it easier for the hiring manager to get an idea of your “character and personality” before they hire you.
In the case of a job posting, the letter also serves as a “road map” for the employer to see how they should go about hiring you.
If you want to avoid the letter, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your letter of recommend: