Thank You Letter Examples for Job Applicants

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If you've just finished a round of interviews, our thank you letter examples, for job applicants will be helpful.

How? Well, these letters can help you go to the next step with your most promising interview candidates.

For example, let's say that you have an open position in your department or company.

After wading through a stack of resumes, you or your immediate subordinate has narrowed down the list of candidates.

Three to five of these stand out as primary candidate material.

Now, it's time to send out letters to these people to let them know that you appreciate their interest in your organization, you've received their information, and you'd like to interview them.

It's as simple as that.

Below, you'll find several examples of resume thank you letters that can be tailored to fit your needs.

Happy interviewing!

Resume Thank You Letter Examples for Scheduling Job Interviews

Dear _________________:

We have received your application and would like to discuss the project architect position we currently have open. I have arranged for you to meet with the hiring committee Thursday afternoon, April 24, at 1:00 p.m.

The meeting will take place in our administrative offices at 455 West Michigan Avenue, Suite 320. Please be prepared to discuss your resume in detail.

If you will not be able to keep this appointment, please call our Human Resources Office immediately at 555-5555 to reschedule the interview.

We look forward to meeting with you.


Dear _________________:

I have reviewed your resume and samples and would like to interview you for the graphic artist position in our corporate communications department. I have set aside time to meet with you on Monday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m.

If you prefer, I can also see you Thursday, May 13, at 2:00 p.m. Please call my administrative assistant, John Peterson, and let him know which day and time would best suit your schedule. If you are unable to meet with me at either of these times, he will try to accomodate you.

Please be prepared to discuss your background and design portfolio in detail, and how you think your skills will benefit our firm.

I look forward to meeting with you.

Resume Thank You Letter Examples When You Have No Current Openings

Dear _________________:

Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Sun Times. Your writing clips and educational background are impressive. At present, we don't have any openings suitable to your experience and qualifications.

However, we expect to have several positions opening up at the beginning of the year. I would like to meet with you personally to discuss the kinds of assignments we will need covered, and learn more about your reporting background.

Please call my office and speak with my assistant, Marissa Beckham, at 555-5555 to make an appointment for some time week after next.

I look forward to meeting with you to discuss the possibility of our working together in the near future.

For more notes you can use in your business, please see our business thank you notes page .

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