The Thank You Note

The Thank You Note

The Thank You note seems like something so small when going through a job search and interviewing process. But it’s not. While a Thank You note won’t generally get you a job, it can certainly erase the chance especially if you don’t send one. Think about it this way. You are someone taking time out of your day to interview someone who is jobless or looking to make a move from one job to another. Don’t you think you should be thanked for taking time out of your day to interview someone? Don’t you think your time could be better spent doing something else rather than interviewing someone who may or may not be added to your company or firm? Surely, it could be. Naturally, you would appreciate a Thank You note from the person you just spent time interviewing. So, clearly, you should send a Thank You note to the person who interviewed you. Regardless of whether or not you get the job, a Thank You note shows class, respect and appreciation for the opportunity to have the interview. Getting the job isn’t the goal when you are searching for a job. Getting the interview is. People would be surprised to hear this, but when a position is posted recruiters, HR officers and business owners receive 400-500 resumes for one position. If you get to the chance of an interview you have made it through a major process to simply get to that point. From my personal experience, I interviewed for an Administrator position at a law firm. When I interviewed with the owner of the firm he...
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