Compliment an employee's performance. Sample letter


  1. Appreciation would be the best motivation for an employee. In this letter, you could genuinely compliment the efforts of your employee. It could have a friendly tone but you could choose to be professional. A bonus payment or any such token of appreciation could be mentioned in this letter.
  2. Acknowledge the achievements of your employee.
  3. Appreciate the efforts of your employee to achieve such high standard.
  4. End with a note of gratitude for the contributions of your employee.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

Susan, I would like to let you know that your work on the Junta account has not gone unnoticed by members of the management. It has not been an easy account to manage, but you have always managed to find the appropriate solution. I know how much you thrive on the challenge, and would like to express my personal gratitude for the work you have done. Everyone in management hopes that you will bring your enthusiasm to many new accounts in years to come.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -