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Thank You Letter

You’ve had your interview and you think it went really well, so now do you just sit back and wait? In today’s competitive environment it is highly recommended that you send a follow-up note to the interviewers. Sending a thank you email to the interviewers after the interview can positively set you apart from the other candidates.
You are most likely not the only candidate interviewing for the position and if you are not the best fit for the role, the thank you letter will not change that, but it will certainly leave a positive impression. There are several reasons to send a follow up thank you letter.

Why Send A Thank You Letter?

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Thank the interviewer for their time and consideration

Allows you to express your continued interest and enthusiasm after the interview

Opportunity to reiterate and remind the interviewers of your qualifications

Remind the interviewers who you are and set yourself apart from the competition

What Do You Get?

We have created six thank you letter options within the Thank You Letter document. Once purchased, it is available for instant download and customization. You can select any one of the available six formatted thank you letters included in the document. Microsoft Word is required to use our Easy Resume Templates Thank You letters.

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How To Write A Thank You Letter

What you include in your thank you letter is just as important as sending it. Sending your thank you letter via email is perfectly normal and acceptable. You should typically send your thank you letter within 24 hours after interviewing. Your thank you letter isn’t an opportunity to add more content to your interview, but rather to express your appreciation and continued interest. A few suggestions and tips on composing your thank you letter.

Be concise and clear in your subject line- “Thank You” is enough

Address the interviewer by name

Start by expressing your appreciation for their time and consideration

Reiterate your interest in the role

Mention something specific discussed during the interview and show how your skills align with the discussion

Recap your qualification and skills and how your experience will benefit the company!

What To Avoid When Writing Your Thank You Letter

On the other hand, there are also things that you want to avoid when composing your thank you letter. Maintaining a positive and professional impression is imperative throughout the interview process. Your thank you letter doesn’t have to be overly formal, but personable and professional.

Maintain a high level of professionalism in your tone and message

Avoid salary or benefit related questions in the thank you letter

Do not send multiple follow-up emails to check the status of a decision

Spell check! Avoid sending a thank you letter full of typos and grammatical errors

Thank You Letter TIPS

Your thank you letter should be sent within 24 hours of your interview.

Our recommendation would be to personalize the thank you letters you send. Do not send the same letter to everyone you met. Personalize it to demonstrate your interest and enthusiasm for the job.

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