The Real Purpose of A Thank-You Note

Here is a perspective to help you make the most of such follow-up communication, including suggestions on how to use thank-you’s effectively.  Thanks to headhunter Nick Corcodilos for his insights.

Thank-you notes and letters are important to use in acknowledging the time, effort and funds committed to the hiring process and interviews with a prospective employer’s staff.  How you use them can be important for clarification of hiring process, next steps, providing additional information to the interviewers, reinforcing points you made, additional thoughts you’ve had in answering questions, and establishing rapport for the hiring process as well as the networking that is also a part of every job interview.