Congratulations Note for a Job Well Done Example

Recognize a Friend or Colleague for a Good Job

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When a friend or colleague has done a good job, it is thoughtful to send them a congratulations note. This can be a letter, an email, or included with a card. Here is an example of a congratulations note to send to a person who has done a good job.

Job Well Done Congratulations Note - Personal

Dear Name,

I heard that you just closed on the Mansion on Fifth Street that has been on the market for three years.

Well done!

I know you spent a lot of time with the sellers, working with them to make the property more appealing. Your patience and persistence have finally paid off. I'm so happy for you!

Congratulations again.

Best Regards,

Your Name

Elements to Include in a Congratulations Note

You should include your full name, address, email address and phone number so you can ensure your friend or colleague has your current contact information. You may want to include social media handles and website if you have them.

Be specific about the job you are congratulating them for, and the qualities you see in their efforts that led to their success. It's best to avoid attempts at humor. Just let congratulations stand for themselves.

If you feel more is needed, consider sending flowers, balloons, candy, or other common celebration items.

If you are congratulating someone in the workplace, especially if you have a position of importance, also consider sending a copy of the letter or email to the person's supervisor.

Sending Congratulations Again

It is acceptable to send congratulations both by email or a text and then also sending a card or letter.

If the person you congratulated has a further success or accomplishment, you can send them another congratulations letter. Be sure to update your contact information.

Why to Send Congratulations Messages

It is common courtesy to recognize a job well done.

It can motivate people to send them congratulations, beyond a simple "thumbs up" via social media. You never know when someone will be in a position to recommend you for a promotion, give you a job lead or a client lead. Maintaining positive relations with friends and colleagues can pay dividends in the future, in addition to making you and them feel good today.

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