According to an Accountemps Survey saying thank you does make a difference. The survey reports that 88% percent of executives said they consider a thank you note influential when evaluating candidates. 52% of executives said they preferred a hand-written thank you note, while 44% recommended email. Another 3% would like to receive both an email and a written thank you note. So, writing a thank you letter, or thank you email, after an employment interview is a must. Here's how to say thank you - quickly and effectively.
Writing a thank you letter, or thank you email, after an employment interview is a must. In fact, some employers think less of those interviewees who fail to follow-up promptly. Plan to send out your thank you letters or thank you notes as soon as possible (preferably within twenty-four hours) after your interview.
Here are thank you letter samples applicable to a variety of employment-related situations. Take some time to edit the thank you letter you choose, so it reflects your personality and your interest in the new job.
It's always important to say thank you after a job interview and after a second interview, as well. It's also important to thank everyone you interviewed and everyone who assisted with your job search. Here are some tips on who you should thank and the best way to thank them.
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