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Thank You Notes
It's important to note that about half of applicants don't send a thank you note after an interview. So, if you're one of the applicants who do spend a few minutes taking the time to send a thank you note to your interviewers, it will be worth the effort.

When asked about the most appropriate way for candidates to follow up, 38% of managers surveyed said that hand-written notes were acceptable, while 87% said email worked. 81% said a phone call was appropriate.  Social media is another way to say thank you, with 27% of managers considering it acceptable. Only 10% thought text messages were appropriate.

Email Example:

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

I appreciate your taking the time yesterday to speak with me regarding the Specific Position at Company Name.

After the interview, I feel confident that my skills and abilities make me a strong candidate for this position. I believe that my knowledge and goals are very compatible with your needs. (You can use this section to mention something you forgot to say in the interview).

It was a pleasure to talk with you. Please contact me if you have any additional questions for me. Thank you for your consideration.


Your Name
Your contact info

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