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September 09, 2018 Misc. Thanks No comments

А мне бы, честно-то говоря, не хотелось этого делать -- разве что только в самом уж крайнем случае. Олвин про себя заинтересовался, что же именно Хилвар считал самым крайним случаем. И только он собрался предположить -- не без сарказма, -- что увиденное ими вполне стоит того, чтобы кого-то и разбудить, как Хилвар заговорил снова: -- Я вспомнил.

Я здесь давно не был и поэтому не уверен.

Thank you note tips:

  • Most promotions include a raise. You may want to thank your boss for the raise too. There are “thank your boss for the raise” examples in the post here that may help you with your note wording. There are also some examples included below. The primary reason for the note is thanking for the promotion so adding "Thank you for the raise" is sufficient. Or you may not want to mention the raise at all.
  • A short note that only says “Thank you for the promotion” may be enough if you don’t like your boss or don’t have anything else you want to say. Only saying “Thank you for the promotion” is better than not expressing your gratitude.
  • The difference between a note and letter is the length. If you write more than one paragraph, that will make it feel more like a letter. Either is okay and how much you write will depend on your situation. A letter can include details of how the boss helped make the promotion possible, such as mentoring.
  • I encourage you to read through all of the examples. You may want to take wording inspiration from more than one of the samples for your note.
  • As when thanking your boss for raise, I don't recommend mentioning any actual dollar amounts or percentages of your raise as you don't know who else may see your note (even if sent via email). This will help keep your raise amount confidential if other teammates happen to look at your note. Of course, if you work at a university or other workplace, where all salary amounts are publicly available, this is less of a concern.

Below are some examples of wording you could use in your note. Words in [brackets] should be filled in as appropriate for your situation.

The examples notes are the center section of the note. Look at this cheat sheet to see the complete layout of a thank-you note.

Thank you for the promotion note examples 

#1

Thank you for the promotion! I am excited and look forward to adding more value to the team in my new position.

#2

Thank you for the promotion. I appreciate that my effort in learning the [new skill] is being recognized. The team is already sending me requests to use [new skill].

#3

I am excited about my promotion! Thank you for recognizing my accomplishments in the past year by promoting me to senior [position name]. I look forward to the continued success of our team.

#4

Thank you for promoting me to [position]. I am excited to start the position next week. I appreciate you for trusting me with this opportunity.

#5

I want to take a few minutes to thank you for promoting me. I appreciate the opportunity. And I look forward to continuing to grow under your leadership.

#6

What a great day! Thank you for promoting me to [position]. I will do my best to excel in this position. I am grateful for the opportunity.

#7

I am grateful for the promotion. Your input during the last few years has been valuable in helping with my career progression. Thank you for investing in me. I will make you proud as the new [position name].

#8

I am looking for to starting in the the manager role next week. Thank you for the giving me a shot at leading a team. Your support and mentoring during the past few months has beneficial. Also, thank you for agreeing to help me transition into the new role.

#9

Thank you for promoting me to Senior [job title]! I look forward to being able to share my knowledge with others in an official capacity. Your guidance and advice has been very helpful over the years.

#10

Thank you for recommending that I apply for the open position on the team. I am very thankful that I am being promoted into the role. All that time applying your advice to learn [program name] paid off. You're the best boss I've ever had.

#11

I am looking forward to working as a [job title]. Thank you for promoting me. I will be just as dedicated in the new position and look forward to learning even more about [program or project].

#12

The career advancement here at [company name] has been wonderful for me. I am thankful that once I put my skills to use that my value was recognized and am thrilled that I'm being moved up to the next level. I look forward to taking more online classes to further my skills as I continue to support the team.

#13

I am thrilled with my recent promotion to [job title]. Thank you for recommending me to [person's name on new/team department]. Since she hasn't worked directly with me, I feel that it was your positive remarks that helped her decide to go with me. If there is anything I can do to help you find someone to replace me on your team, please let me know.

#14

Thank you for recommending me to be the manager of the new team! I am looking forward to being a team lead and working alongside of you. I am grateful for all the time you spent mentoring me and answering my questions about what it is like to be a manager here.

#15

Thank you for the promotion! Becoming a [job title] has been a goal of mine since I started working here 3 years ago. Because of your awesome support, I've been able to take the right steps and focus on projects needed to learn the skills for the position.

Thank you for the promotion and raise examples 

#16

Working on your team has been amazing for my career. I am excited about the promotion to Senior [title]. Also, thank you for the raise! I appreciate them both and look forward to continued success here at [Company Name].

#17

I want to thank you for the recent raise and promotion. Your work ethic and leadership have been an inspiring example of how a boss should perform. I am looking forwarding to working side by side with you as I lead a team for the first time.

#18

Thank you for the raise and promotion! What a great way to end the year. I am grateful for both and will continue to enjoy working on your team.

#19

I am thankful for the promotion and the raise that came with it. You've been a wonderful boss and mentor to me. And, I'm excited that I will get to use more of my skills in [the new program that you have been learning] once I transition to the new position.

Example #20: Thank you for the promotion letter

[Boss name],

Thank you for creating a new position for me and the promotion with it. Your support in pushing it through with upper management and human resources has been amazing. Thank you for trusting in my abilities and recognizing my passion.

Your support has changed my life. I will now get to spend more time doing the type of work I enjoy every day which will benefit the company.

Best Regards,

[Your Name]

Example #21: Thank you for the promotion and raise letter

Note: If you don't want to mention the raise simply remove "and giving me a raise."

Dear [Boss Name],

Thank you for promoting me and giving me a raise. I am delighted with both and will continue to work hard for you and the team. I look forward to the additional responsibilities as [job title].

The new projects you assigned to me during the past year challenged me and made coming to work every day a joy. The time you've invested in me has paid off. I've grown as a leader and in my technical skills which will benefit the company in my new role.

I plan to pay it forward and find a newer employee to take under my wing, just as you did for me. Investing in people is time well spent as you have proven over and over again.

Thank you for all your support.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]

I hope these examples helped your write a wonderful thank-you note to your boss!

Yes, you need to write a thank you email after an interview if you want to impress the hiring manager. You just walked out of a job interview—nailed it! and I'm very excited about the opportunity to join [Company Name] and help [bring in.

In 8 minutes you’ll know how to write the best thank you email after an interview. And it matters a lot:

 

If you’ve made it to the interview, you’re up against 4 or 5 other candidates. It’s safe to assume their qualifications are similar to yours. You’ll need an extra gear to outperform them.

 

A well-written interview thank you email could be that very gear.

 

Most candidates don’t send them. Or send out thank-you notes that just don’t cut it.

 

Thanks to this guide, you’ll do way better than them.

 

In this article, you’ll find:

 

  • How to write a thank-you email that will dazzle every interviewer.
  • Sample thank-you emails after an interview you can copy, adjust, and use.
  • What you need to know about the job interview thank-you note etiquette: when to write it, to whom to address it, and how to send it.

 

Preparing for more interviews? Get our ultimate free checklist: 42 Things You Need to Do Before, During, and After Every Interview

 

Already sent a thank you email for an interview and there’s still no response? It’s perfectly okay to follow up again. Here’s how: Sample Interview Follow-Up Emails for Various Scenarios

 

Still waiting for that interview call-in? See if it’s the right time to follow up on your resume: How to Follow Up on a Resume and a Cover Letter

 

To begin with, see these two very different interview thank you letter examples. Read on for a breakdown of what makes a perfect post-interview thank-you email and see 4 more samples for different types of positions.

 

Interview Thank-You Email: Right vs. Wrong Examples

 

right

Subject Line: Thank You Amanda!

 

Hello Amanda,

 

Thank you so much for taking the time to meet with me and talk about the position of the Senior Digital Marketing Specialist with ABC Inc. yesterday. It was a pleasure to learn more about your approach to growing organic traffic.

 

Our conversation made me even more excited to join ABC. What interested me in particular was how sharply your efforts are focused on the actual reader experience, not just technical SEO issues.

 

I was thinking about what you said regarding your plans to expand the email subscribers base by offering free bonus content downloads in the upcoming quarter. In my current role as Content Marketing Specialist with XYZ I found that using contextual click-triggers for bonus downloads within blog posts increased the subscription rate by 35% compared to regular pop-ups. I hope that helps!

 

I’m sure my experience can translate into similar success as your new Senior Digital Marketing Specialist.

 

If you need any additional information from me at this point, please feel free to contact me. Looking forward to hearing back from you next Friday, as discussed.

 

Thanks again for your time!

 

Sincerely,

 

Jane Redlock

515-255-0812

[email protected]

wrong

Subject line: Great interview, thank you!

 

Dear Hiring Manager,

 

I enjoyed meeting you in person after all these emails we’ve exchanged. It was a pleasure to be interviewed yesterday.

 

I already said how excited I was to join your team. I’ve achieved so much in my current position (as you’ve seen on my resume) and I know I will be a great asset to your company.

 

Please, let me know as soon as you know anything about the further steps of the recruitment process. I hope to meet you again and become one of your team members soon! So excited!

Best,

Joe Fallange

 

The difference is clear, isn’t it?

 

Now, let’s examine the anatomy of the best thank you email after an interview so that you can write yours in no time!

 

1

How to Write a Thank You Email after an Interview

 

Before we jump right into the post-interview thank-you email writing formula—

 

You need to realize how crucial this part of your job search is.

 

  • According to a recent study, 1 in 5 recruiters and hiring managers will automatically dismiss a candidate if they haven’t sent an interview thank you email.
  • What’s more, this survey revealed 80% HR managers consider thank you emails helpful for reaching the final hiring decision.And yet—
  • Another report by Careerbuilder shows that 57% of job seekers don’t send thank you notes after an interview.

 

Sending any thank you email after a job interview puts you ahead of over half of the competition.

 

A great, personalized interview thank you email? That’s what will make you the frontrunner.

 

The bottom line: yes, you always need to send a “thank you for an interview” email.

 

Here’s how to write a perfect thank you email after an interview in 7 easy steps:

 

1. Create a clear subject line

 

No puns, no jokes, go straight to the point. It’s the only way to make sure your thank you email gets opened.

 

Sample subject lines for a thank you email:

 

  • Thank you, [Interviewer’s Name]!
  • Thank you for your time and advice
  • Thanks for the interview yesterday
  • I enjoyed learning more about [Company Name]
  • Thank you!

 

Simple as that!

 

2. Open with a personal greeting

 

  • Address the hiring manager directly, by name.
  • If you’ve interviewed with more than one person, send personalized thank-you notes to each of them.

 

3. Express your appreciation

 

  • Since it’s a “thank you email” open with a “thank you!”
  • Be sincere and authentic when expressing gratitude or appreciation.
  • Show that you care about the time the interviewers spent with you describing the details of your position.

 

(To see what I mean, check out the wrong example above again. See how many personal pronouns the candidate used. It doesn’t read like a sincere “thank you,” more like “I know I’m awesome.”)

4. Restate that you’re interested in the job

 

  • During the interview, your future employer wants to make sure you’re the right fit for the company. But…
  • They also want to know you’re genuinely eager to join. Make sure to mention that in your thank you email.
  • If the interview made you realize the job is not right for you, clearly state that in your thank-you email. The hiring manager will appreciate your honesty, plus, you’ll help them save time.

 

5. Refer to something specific you discussed during an interview and make an offer

 

  • Identify what’s particularly interesting to you about the position and explain why. This way, you’ll make your email after an interview feel personalized.
  • Refer to your skills and experience and show how you’re going to use them to help your future employer get what they want.

 

6. Say you can provide additional information and remind them about the established response deadline

 

How to end a thank you email after an interview?

 

The golden rule is, be brief and polite. A succinct paragraph such as the one below will do:

 

Should you need any additional information from me that could assist with the decision-making process, feel free to contact me. I look forward to our call next week as discussed.

 

7. Close with a professional sign-off

 

  • Thank them again.
  • Sign off with a “sincerely” synonym followed by your full name.
  • Below, put your basic contact details: telephone number and email address.
  • Optionally, add extra links (e.g. your LinkedIn, Twitter, or a personal website).

 

By the way… You probably have some more interviews ahead, right? Make sure you’ll come out on top! Read our complete job interview guide: Frequently Asked Job Interview Questions and Sample Answers

 

Alright. Enough theory. See our customizable examples of thank you notes after an interview, choose one that fits your situation best, fill in the gaps with details, and hit “Send!”

 

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Sample Thank You Emails After an Interview

 

All of the below interview thank you note examples vary by length, complexity, and the degree of formality. Give them a read and think about which one is best for you.

 

But remember:

 

These sample thank you for an interview emails are here just for reference. Don’t copy-paste them. The more personalization you add, the better!

 

For starters, a basic, short thank you interview email.

 

Simple and Short Thank You Email After an Interview

Subject Line: Thank You [Interviewer’s Name]!

 

Hello [Interviewer’s Name],

 

Thank you so much for taking the time to meet with me and talk about the position of the [Position Name] yesterday. It was a pleasure to learn more about your business approach.

 

Our conversation made me even more excited to join the [Company Name]. What interested me in particular was [something specific you discussed during the interview].

 

I was thinking about what you said on [the upcoming challenge your interviewers mentioned]. In my current/previous role as [your current position] I found that [a quick explanation of how you tackled a similar problem].

 

I’m sure my experience can translate into similar success as your new [the name of the position you’re applying for].

If you need any additional information from me at this point, please feel free to contact me. Looking forward to hearing back from you on [the specific date established during the interview].

 

Thanks again for your time!

 

Sincerely,

 

[Your sign-off]

 

  • It will be a good thank you email after the first interview.
  • It’s a good post-interview thank you email sample for entry- to mid-level candidates.
  • Notice how the tone is balanced: it’s formal and polite but with a personal, relaxed touch.
  • This one will also work great as a thank you email after a phone interview.

 

A More Formal Job Interview Thank You Note Sample

 

Subject Line: Appreciate your time and advice, Mr./Ms. [Interviewer’s Last Name]

 

Dear Mr./Ms. [Interviewer’s Last Name],

 

I want to take a moment to thank you for taking the time to talk to me about the position of [the position you’re applying for] with [Company Name] yesterday. It was truly inspiring to have such a meaningful conversation with someone who shares my approach to [the type of business activities you discussed] and to learn about your industry insights.

 

The information you shared about your future projects convinced me that this job is a perfect fit for my professional and personal interests and one where I could make a valuable contribution. I particularly enjoyed learning about [specific information about the job the interviewer shared with you] since [the reason you found it interesting].

 

I was also thinking about what you said on [the upcoming challenge your interviewers mentioned]. In my current/previous role as [your current position] I found that [a quick explanation of how you tackled a similar problem].

 

Finally, please find attached the details of some of my projects we discussed and an exact documentation of their business impact.

 

Should you need any additional information from me that could assist with the decision-making process, feel free to contact me. I look forward to our call next week as discussed.

 

Thank you once again.

 

Best regards,

 

[Your sign-off]

 

  • The above interview thank you note example is recommended for corporate positions.
  • Notice that it’s more detailed than the first sample. Use it only after in-depth interviews that took more than 45 minutes.
  • A good pick for senior or C-level candidates.

 

Sample Thank You Email After a Second Interview

 

Subject line: Thank you for the opportunity!

Dear [Interviewer’s Name],

 

It was a pleasure to come and chat for the second time, thank you for this opportunity! Now I’m even more certain that I will be able to help deliver great results working as [the name of the position] with [Company Name]. What’s most exciting for me is [a detail you discussed that makes you most eager to join the company].

 

As regards the project we discussed, I started to think about what is necessary for us to make it successful. Please have a look at the attached presentation where I outlined my preliminary ideas. If you have any questions, please let me know. I’ll be happy to elaborate on the details.

 

Thank you again for your time. I look forward to hearing from you on [the established date] as discussed.

Best,

 

[Your sign-off]

 

  • Just like after the first interview, you have to send an interview thank you email after the second one, too.
  • Notice how this sample thank you email after a second interview refers to specific projects.


Interview Thank You Email Sample: An Informal Approach

 

Subject line: Great speaking with you!

Hi [Interviewer’s Name],

 

I had a lot of fun learning more about the challenges ahead of the next [the name of the position] with [Company Name] yesterday! I’d be really excited to join your team and help [bring more users/increase revenue/anything else you’d be doing].

 

I was thinking about what Michael said regarding [a specific issue one of the interviewer’s discussed]. In my last role as [the name of your current/previous position] I found that [a specific solution you used to tackle a similar problem] is by far the most effective strategy. It helped bring an overall increase of X% in [a specific metric in question]. I hope that helps!

Please feel free to contact me if you find you need any more information. I look forward to our call next week. Thanks so much again!

Best wishes,

[Your sign-off]

P.S.—I also wanted to say that you were right about the coffee at Luke's. I stopped by on my way home. Delicious! [Or an informal reference to any other part of the interview. Something along the lines of: “I hope you enjoyed the concert last evening”/”I followed your recommendation to start watching ‘Sharp Objects.’ I’m super hooked!”]

 

  • A good thank you email template for positions at small companies with relaxed culture.
  • The above sample will also work great for jobs at startups, or creative and artistic roles.
  • If you feel that the atmosphere of your interview was very informal, make sure the tone of your thank you note matches it.

 

Pro Tip: Don't forget to proofread your email. You can use apps like Grammarly or Language Tool to help you avoid nasty typos or bad syntax.

 

3

When, to Whom, and in What Form to Send a Thank You Note after an Interview: The Logistics

 

So, you’ve just written a stunning post-interview thank-you note.

 

What should you do with it now? When to send it? To whom to address it? Is a thank you email always okay or do you need a handwritten note?

 

It’s a lot to remember, but don’t worry—

 

When to send thank you email after interview?

 

It's best to send a thank you letter while you're still fresh in the interviewer's mind. So you should send the email message within 24 hours of the interview (the same day as the interview or the next). If the interview takes place on Friday, send a thank-you email on Friday afternoon or on Monday morning. Don’t send formal emails over the weekend.

 

What about sending a thank you email after an interview to multiple interviewers?

 

  • Send a thank you email after every interview to everyone that was in the room with you.
  • Each of those thank you notes has to be at least slightly different and personalized because they will share them with one another.
  • The exception is a panel interview, especially if many of the participants joined via phone or Skype: in this situation, send one thank you email after an interview addressed to everyone.

 

Don’t have everyone’s email addresses?

Send one email to the person whose address you have and either ask them to forward your thank-you email to other interviewers, or ask for the email addresses of the other recruiters and email them directly.

 

Pro Tip: If you interview with multiple people, ask for business cards during the interview, so you don’t have to search or ask for emails later.

 

Handwritten thank you letter after an interview or an email?

 

An interview thank you email will be your safest choice.

 

Why? Because it’s quicker than a snail mail interview thank you letter. Plus, a recent study has shown that 94% of hiring managers find post-interview thank you emails appropriate.

 

The only exceptions where it’s a good idea to send your thank-you letter via snail mail are:

 

  • Jobs in extremely traditional industries such as wedding planning or stiff, suit-and-tie law firms.
  • C-level positions.

 

Key Takeaway

 

Here’s all you need to know about writing a thank you email after an interview in a nutshell:

 

  • You must always send one within 24 hours of the interview.
  • Send a separate thank-you note to each of your interviewers.
  • Thank them for the opportunity. Be genuine in expressing your gratitude.
  • Reiterate your interest.
  • Personalize, personalize, personalize. Refer to what you discussed during the interview.
  • Make an offer: show how your experience can help with their upcoming projects and tasks.
  • Before the sign-off, remind them of the established response deadline.

 

Have any extra questions on how to write a perfect thank you email after an interview? Could use some help crafting yours? Drop me a line in the comments and I’ll reply to all your questions!

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A thank-you note after an interview is still a necessity since it might impact whether or not you get the job offer. Data from CareerBuilder indicates 22% of hiring managers are less likely to hire a candidate if he/she does not send a post-interview thank-you note since it can indicate a lack of follow-through or can send a message that they are not that serious about the opportunity. Why take that chance? Follow the guidelines below to give thanks in a way that is impactful. 

Whether to use email or traditional mail:

The answer is that it depends. Either is considered acceptable usually. The best advice is to think about the culture of the organization. If the culture is more formal, you may want to go with a handwritten note or a letter that is sent by mail. If the company is more high tech, an email is a perfectly good option. Also think about what feels more natural to you. No matter what, do not text your thanks. 

When to send:

Get your thank-you note out within 24 hours of the interview. This will show that you are prepared and will also help solidify your name in the mind of the person or people who interviewed you. Consider mapping out a thank-you template and adjust it for appropriate details after each interview.

What to include:

Keep the thank-you note short, sweet, and specific. The critical things to include are: 

  • The name of the person you spoke with – spelled correctly!
  • The title of the open position you interviewed for and your interest in that position
  • Something unique and specific about your discussion that built a “human” connection
  • Your appreciation for their time and consideration
  • Your understanding of the next steps in the hiring process
  • Your contact information

Sample Thank You Note:

Dear Ann:

Thank you for taking time today to discuss the open position of client service associate at ABC Company with me. Both the interview and the lunch with Pat Gallagher made for a great experience. I was impressed with the teamwork and innovative spirit of all the employees I met during my visit. 

Your description of a “day in the life of an associate” helped me gain a clear picture of what I could expect working for ABC. Your willingness to share your goals for the department and for the new team of client service associates was valuable. I am excited about the possibility of using my experience in data management, business analytics, and social media marketing to help achieve your business goals. The interview solidified my interest in becoming a part of your team.

I look forward to hearing from you next week after you have completed your interviews and have returned from your vacation to St. Thomas. Do not forget to enjoy the molten lava cake at the Sunset Grill!

Thank you again for the opportunity. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach me at [email protected] or at 111.222.3333. 

Sincerely,

Jane Smith

Employment Thank You Letter Examples for New Employment Offers. Thank you again for this exciting opportunity. I look forward to meeting with you on.

Thank You For Job Opportunity Email

Send your workplace conundrums to [email protected], including your name and contact information (even if you want it withheld). The Workologist is a guy with well-intentioned opinions, not a professional career adviser. Letters may be edited.

A few months ago I took a new job, shortly after my previous employer suddenly laid me off. I was grateful to be employed again so quickly — but I quickly realized this new job wasn’t for me.

I work in an office separate from most of my co-workers, the managers seem unhappy with their situations, the company is experiencing high turnover, and the work doesn’t excite me. While some of these challenges were described to me when I took the job, many were not.

Given how I was treated at my last company, I didn’t think I’d ever feel allegiance to an employer again. But I’m realizing that I’d feel genuinely bad leaving a company that gave me a chance when I was in a tough situation. It would seem like I was using them as a place holder until I found a better opportunity, and that’s not the kind of employee I want to be.

I believe upper management wants to keep me and cares about my well-being, but it’s hard to pinpoint solutions to the problems I’m facing. The job market is very good right now and I could probably find work elsewhere.Is it acceptable to consider leaving so soon?

LYNN

It’s certainly acceptable to consider leaving. Sometimes things don’t work out, and there’s seldom a good reason to stay in a job you don’t like for any longer than necessary. Still, you might want to take your time before you jump — not out of loyalty, but out of selfishness.

First, set aside any feelings of guilt about possibly quitting. Ultimately, employers have to make bottom-line decisions, as you recently learned yourself. And employees have to do the same.

If this job isn’t good for you, and isn’t even quite what you were led to believe it would be, you have every right to move on without feeling bad about it. Be professional and respectful, and give adequate notice, but do what’s best for you.

Sure, it’s possible your new bosses will be irritated with you — but they should want employees who want to work for them, and are not just sticking around to avoid making anybody feel bad. (You didn’t ask about this, but having one short stint on your résumé isn’t a big deal in the long run.)

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