Want to know what will really set you apart from other job candidates? A thank you email after your interview. Short thank you emails are a great way for you to remind the hiring manager that you are a good fit for the job. Read on to learn how to compose a strong thank you note.
Set aside time to write a thank you note within 24 hours after the interview.
Include “Thank You” in the subject line.
Address the hiring manager.
Thank them for taking the time out of their day to meet with you.
Mention that you enjoyed talking to them.
Include something you learned from the interview that makes you even more excited about the opportunity.
Add additional thoughts on how you are a great fit and would add value to the position.
Say you are looking forward to hearing from them regarding the next steps of the hiring process
Close the email by using “Warm regards,” “Regards,” or “Sincerely.”
Sign your name.
In your email signature, include your email and phone number so it is easily accessible for the hiring manager.
Please note: This is not the time to write a lengthy email about how much you want the job. It is simply a way to show the interviewer that you respect their time and are excited about the opportunity.
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