How to Write a Job Transfer Letter

Are you in a situation for applying to a new job or to transfer you to a new position in your company or to apply for a job in another company? This article will give you some of the needed tips to write a job transfer letter in an easier manner.

Basic format:

The business format is followed for job transfer letter also. The letter should be in the block style and no intending of the paragraphs. The following parts should be there in the letter, start it with the date, include your name and position, and now go for the salutation which must be followed by the content of the letter and the needed enclosures such as curriculum vitae and end it with your signature.

Steps to follow:

You just have noted the basic structure of job transfer letter. It’s now time to keep the format in mind and start writing the letter in the below given format.

In the top left portion, write the date when the letter is being written, now give a double space and write your name if you are the sender else write the sender’s name. Below this include the details of your present job. In the next line write the name of the person who receives the letter giving a double space and his position.

Start with salutations such as ‘respected sir’ and then below it write the body content of the letter. The body content of the letter must start with a reason which is making you to ask for the job transfer. The body of the letter must be in the requesting format.

In the second paragraph, tell about your personal skills, about your education qualification and your experience. If you have any special skills don’t forget to include them. Here you must tell about yourself that you are efficient for the job transfer. You can also add the trainings you completed this will make the superior to think about you during the job transfer.

Coming to the third paragraph, here you must tell about the present job and give the superior that who can manage the present job which you are seeing and note him that you will give training to that employee so that no vacancy could be created in the company.

Finally tell about yourself in the new job, state him clearly that you will deserve for the new job you get. And tell the superior that you are ready to undergo all the necessary trainings for the new job which you need.

After this give a double space and write the enclosure ‘sincerely yours’ etc. Give enough space for the signature. Below this indicate your name fully and the present designation in the company.

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About the Author: Darlene Aronson holds a degree in English literature and is a college teacher in Texas, USA. She likes to help others by sharing her experiences in education and training field. She has written for many blogs as well as local magazines.

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