Sending a Thank You Letter After An Interview

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Question: When Should You Send a Thank You Letter After an Interview?

Answer: When should you send a thank you note after a job interview? After you have a job interview, it's important to follow-up right away - that means within 24 hours of your interview. If time permits, send a handwritten thank you note. Surveys report that more than half of hiring managers prefer a handwritten note to an email.

However, if the interviewer mentions that they will be making a decision fast, send a thank you email.

If timing isn't discussed, you could do both - send a quick email and follow up with a thank you card. Either way, be sure to ask the interviewer for a business card so you have his or email address and mailing address.

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