Below are useful expressions of openings for favorable references :
- Mr. …. has applied to us for the above post/position of …. We should be grateful if you would give us your opinion of his character and abilities.
- We have received an application from Ms. …. who has given your name as a reference.
- I am very glad of this opportunity to speak in support of Mrs. ….’s application for a position in your company.
- In reply to your recent enquiry Ms. …. has been employed as …. for the past 2 years.