Sample Interview thank you letters
You should write your job interview thank you letters within 48 hours after you have
had your interview(s). In the thank you letter you should personally thank the interviewer for meeting you
and if possible provide some additional information about yourself.
Your thank you letter should be brief, not more than one page. The letter
should be typed using standard business format. It should be mailed promptly
after your interview. Address the letter to the individual who interviewed you.
List areas that you can be a
solution to the problem they need to hire someone. State that you
look forward to the possible opportunity and if appropriate, ask for
Sample thank you letter format:
FIRST PARAGRAPH. Thank the interviewer for meeting with you.
Express your enthusiasm about gaining employment in the
SECOND PARAGRAPH. Reiterate your qualifications for and continuing
interest in the position. Include any personal skills you forgot
to mention during your interview. Emphasize a particular skill or
accomplishment that would make you an asset as an employee.
CLOSING PARAGRAPH(S). Briefly thank the interviewer again for
consideration. Express confidence in your ability to perform well
in the organization. State that you look forward to hearing from
the interviewer and give a specific date if you plan to follow up
with a phone call.
Sample letter two
4321 My Address Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
January X, 200X
John Smith, Hiring Manager
ABC Widget Company
1234 Interviewing Company Street
Charlotte, NC 28212
Dear Mr. Smith:
Thank you for the opportunity to interview with
you on January X, 200X at the INTERVIEWING PLACE.
I appreciated learning about the challenging OPEN POSITION with
ABC WIDGET COMPANY.
I am very interested in working
for ABC WIDGET COMPANY because of your company’s
team-oriented approach to providing customer
service. I believe that my extensive customer service experience gained
working as a PAST POSITION for FORMER COMPANY and as aFORM POSITION for
FORMER COMPANY would help me succeed at ABC WIDGET COMPANY. I was
also very impressed with
the training and mentoring that new professionals receive with your
Again, thank you for the interview; I
appreciate the time you spent with me. I look forward to hearing from you.
YOUR NAME TYPED