Making a follow up is an important part of the hiring process. A well done and articulated thank you letter can make all the difference in you getting the job or not. Many employers have mixed minds as to whether a thank you letter actually helps, however, this provides you with another opportunity to impress the employees while being thoughtful and genuine. The following thank you messages for an interview provide some great samples of the types of letter you may want to construct.
I truly appreciate the time you shared yesterday to talk about the [blank] role in your department. Your insights about the position was very helpful and I would enjoy the opportunity to continue our dialogue along further and learn more about a career within your company.
I very much enjoyed our conversation yesterday about the [blank] opportunity on your team. After our time together, I am positive that my experience can make a measurable impact on your department’s deliverables. I hope to hear from you in the near future.
It was a pleasure meeting you yesterday to learn more about [blank]. I am very interested in learning more and continuing our conversation. I feel my background is a strong fit for your team. Thanks for the opportunity to meet, and I look forward to hearing from you. Very truly yours.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to discuss with you the position for [position type] at your company. With [years] of experience, I understand that the success depends as much upon its management as it is upon talented individuals. The positive reviews of your company can be attributed to your demand for perfection in every aspect of its operation. Thank you again for speaking with me and please let me know if there’s any other information I can provide to help with the interview process.
Thank you for taking the time to meet with me this past [day of the week]. After speaking with you and learning more about the structure of [company], I am even more enthusiastic about the possibility of working at [blank]. I particularly enjoyed hearing about your work in representing several companies in trade related matters. If I can provide you with any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.
Thank you for the interview this week, the time and insight you shared was very much appreciated. After our meeting, I am even more enthusiastic about the [blank] opportunity with your company and am confident that my experience and industry background would allow me to quickly make a contribution to your team. I look forward to future discussion with your company. Thank you again.
Thank you for the opportunity to discuss the [blank] role with [company name]. I believe my skills [a] and [b], combined with a significant amount of [c] and [d] experience would be an asset to your team. I look forward to future discussions to learn how I can contribute to your organizational goals.
The best way to win over an interview is to know your competition and who you are up against. Be original and know your stuff. Research the background of the company you are going to be interviewed by and learn their products, values, and service offerings. Site up, make eye contact, and be sure to listen to the interviewer. Be sure to always tell the truth and do not trash talk to jump the gun. More ways to win an interview are provided below in the following infographic.