Post-Interview "Thank you email" template

 

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Aside from being mandatory and a great way to score some serious points with the interviewer, a thank you email after the interview is the best way for you to underscore your continued interest in the company and the position. Make it professional and personal, and be sure to remind the interviewer of what you talked about.

Be sure to proofread your emails. If you are sending the same note to 10 recruiters that you met at the same networking event, be careful not to send Julie’s email to Debbie!

Send all correspondence from a professional email address with a signature containing all your contact information at the bottom of your email.

 

The Template

Dear Mr./Miss Last Name:

The first paragraph must thank the interviewer for his/her time and mention something about the interview so you can reinforce the impression you made.

The second paragraph is to reiterate your interest in the position. Be enthusiastic and create a tie-in from the interview. For example, if the hiring manager needs an Excel guru and you learned pivot tables at your last internship, this is a great place to remind them of your skill set and how you could be a great asset. If you have ever had one of those moments when you forgot to mention something and you think it would help your case, you can say it here.

The final paragraph should outline plans to follow up. Say how much you are looking forward to hearing back from them. The entire thank you note should not exceed three short paragraphs.

Sincerely,

Your Name

Title, Company

Phone

 

 

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