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The Interview Thank You Note

The most overlooked part of preparing for a job interview is the thank you note. The main purpose of the interview thank you note is to keep your name in front of hiring personnel after an interview. It is a subtle reminder of your recent meeting with them and important discussions that may have arisen. In these days of computers and high technology, the low tech, old fashioned hand written or typed thank you note adds the personal touch and tells the interviewer that you think that the opportunity to work for their company is worth the 15 minutes and stamp to send it.

Here is a very basic example of a interview thank you note.

Dear Mr. Jones

Thank You for interviewing me on Monday. I enjoyed meeting with you and appreciated the courtesy you extended me.

My interview experience was very positive. I look forward to talking with you further about your site manager opening and plans to streamline manufacturing. XYZ Company is an impressive organization, and i am confident I can contribute to your growing success.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Suzy


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