Thank You Letters

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

The thank you message 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.

A thank you email should be sent within 24 hours after the conclusion of an interview. Depending on the culture of the organization and the timeline of when a hiring decision will be made, you can also hand write a thank you card or letter to be mailed.

See Related Files for a sample thank you letter.

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