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How To Write a Thank You Note After a Job Interview


It's polite to send a thank you note after a job interview. It also gives you the opportunity to bring up something you may have forgotten to say or that you want to reiterate.
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: 30 minutes

Here's How:

  1. If more than one person interviewed you, send a letter to each one.
  2. Start with the correct format for a business letter.
  3. Address the person formally, i.e. Dear Mrs. Jones, and check the spelling of his or her name.
  4. Make sure to include the date you were interviewed, i.e. Thank you for interviewing me on Monday, January 12th.
  5. Keep the letter short and simple.
  6. Bring up one point you would like the interviewer to remember.
  7. Check your letter carefully for errors and, if possible, have someone else check it too.


  1. All business letters must be typed.
  2. Use this opportunity to express a clear interest in the job.
  3. Make sure your letter is error free.

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