Thank You Letters

Thank You Letters

An extremely important document that should be sent after every interview is a thank you letter.  This simple step demonstrates professionalism, business etiquette, and genuine interest in the position.

The thank you letter should:

  • Reiterate interest in the position.
  • Communicate appreciation for the interviewer's time.
  • Highlight specific experience/skills that make you a viable candidate.
  • Include any additional or follow-up information not provided during the interview.
  • Be genuine, thoughtful, and well-written.
  • Be sent 24 hours after the interview.

Depending on the culture of the organization and the timeline of when a hiring decision will be made, you can either email or handwrite the thank you letter.

See Related Files for a sample thank you letter.