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A thank you letter to employees is a formal appreciation message sent to an employee in the form of a letter or email, to thank them for their hard work or for successfully completing a project.
To save you time, we've put together two thank you letter examples for you to use.
[Company Tel. Number]
[Name of Recipient]
Dear [Employee Name],
I sincerely thank you for your dedication and commitment towards the [Provide details about the successful project]. Your work is truly commendable and we appreciate your contribution to [Company Name].
[Optional] As a token of appreciation, please find enclosed [Mention details of the gift enclosed].
Once again, I would like to thank for your hard work and dedication - you are a valued member of our team.
[Company Tel. Number]
[Name of Recipient]
Dear [Employee Name],
As a valued member of my team, I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your hard work and dedication.
Throughout your tenure at [Company Name], you have stood out as an employee who has never wavered in your commitment to excellence. I admire your strong work ethic and personal integrity.
In particular, I would like to thank you for your work on [briefly describe the recent project]. Employees like you make my work all the more rewarding and enjoyable.
Saying it face-to-face is simple and effective, or you can write a thank you letter or letter of appreciation. The extra time spent on a letter can be meaningful to employees.
See our examples of thank you letters.
A professional thank you letter goes a long way to show that you are thankful for the hard work your employees have put into their jobs every day. Employee recognition is important for morale, and a simple thank you note to staff is an indication that you as the leader care about your employees.
Learn more about thank you letters.
You can send a thank you note at any time, but most managers send thank you notes to their staff at the end of a financial year, after they've completed an important project, or have come up with a solution to a challenging task.
You can use one of our thank you letter examples.
There are many reasons to say thank you to your employees. For example, you could send an appreciation letter to an employee for their hard work. Here are a few more reasons to express gratitude toward your staff.
Here are a few employee appreciation quotes to help you write your employee appreciation message.
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It is often difficult to come up with the right words for a thank you note. Focus on showing gratitude for the gift or service in a friendly manner.
Writing a thank you note doesn't need to be difficult or time consuming. Here's a simple formula that works for any occasion:
While not required, a well-chosen quote could also add a touching note to your writing and personalize your card or letter even more. YourDictionary has a host of quotes for you to choose from.
Handwritten thank you notes are ideal, but it's now considered acceptable to send an email thank you note for a time sensitive occasion. For example, you would want to send an email thank you after a job interview to make sure your note was received before the final hiring decision was made.
There are many thoughtful words and sentiments that you can use to show your gratitude in thank you notes. We have selected a few key phrases that will help you get started with writing a touching, appreciative note.
After a wedding, a graduation, retirement or anniversary party, or other special event, it's customary to thank your guests for helping you celebrate. Words and phrases appropriate for an event thank you note include:
When you've been invited as a guest in someone's home, send a thank you note expressing appreciation for this hospitality. Some phrases that would be appropriate include:
It's always a good idea to send a thank you note for a gift, especially if the gift arrived via mail or the giver wasn't around to see you open it. Some examples of wording include:
When someone goes out of their way to help make your day a bit brighter, you can show your appreciation with a heartfelt thank you note. Try using:
A job search often requires several thank you notes. You should send a note after an interview, as well as to thank people who offered you job leads, networking connections, or a professional reference. For example:
YourDictionary has further examples of appropriate words and phrases to use on thank you notes for different occasions:
Use these ideas as a guide to help you create a heartfelt thank you note.
Now that you have seen these examples of great ways to start off a thank you note, you are ready to write your own notes after you receive a nice gift, attend a dinner party or interview, or someone helps you. Remember to make the thank you note personal and be sure to mention specifically what you are thanking the recipient for.
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This resource explains what your follow-up and thank you letters should look like and explains what your letters should accomplish.
What should my follow-up or thank you letter look like?
Your follow-up letter or thank you letter should be short. Your letter should have 1-inch margins all the way around the page. Your letter text font should match your résumé’s text font. Lastly, your letter should also follow a business letter format. You have three options:
Block format – the text of the entire letter is left justified (against the left margin)
Click here to see an example of block format on the Purdue OWL.
Modified block – the body text of the letter is left justified, but the date and closing are tabbed to the center point
Click here to see an example of modified block format on the Purdue OWL.
Semi-Block – the body text of the letter is left justified except for the first sentence of the paragraphs. The date and closing are tabbed to the center point
Click here to see an example of semi-block format on the Purdue OWL.
Your follow-up letter should do the following:
Your thank you letter should do the following:
Click here to download the PDF file containing sample résumés and employment letters.
A formal thank you letter is usually used by entities who want to send their regards and appreciation to an individual or a group. These letters are commonly .
They're two simple words – thank you – but they could be the very thing that lands you the job. So, what does your thank-you letter need to contain?
As the hiring process moves more toward automation and speed, taking the time to write a thank-you letter helps you stand out from the crowd and humanizes your application. A thoughtfully written thank-you note goes a long way for your interviewer, plus it provides you with the chance to reiterate your qualifications and add a touch of personality.
"Sending a personalized thank-you note is exactly that – personal," said Rebecca Kiki Weingarten, career transition coach and co-founder/education director at RWRNetwork. "In our high-tech world, it makes a high-touch impact that stands out."
Aside from showing common courtesy, a thank-you note serves other purposes, such as increasing your salary.
According to a study by iCIMS, 63% of recruiters said they would be more likely to hire a candidate who asked for more money and sent a thank-you note than a candidate who asked for less but did not send a note.
Additionally, failure to follow up could leave the impression you're not interested enough to go the extra mile and reach out afterward.
"First, it is a basic appreciation of the time the interviewer spent with you," said Jodi RR Smith, author and etiquette consultant at Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting. "Second, it is a signal to the interviewer that you are aware of higher-level interpersonal skills. Lastly, the thank-you note expresses your ongoing interest in the organization and the job opening."
Smith added that sending a note could show that you know other proper business etiquette, like standing when a client enters the room, not chewing gum in front of the CEO, holding doors open for others, arriving to meetings on time and dressing appropriately.
Following up with an email should be done within 24 hours of the interview, while you're still fresh in the interviewer's mind. Keep the content of the email brief, no more than two or three paragraphs, and reference particular points from the conversation.
Matt Ross, CEO and co-owner of The Slumber Yard, remembers a candidate who went the extra mile in mentioning personal details from their interview. "I briefly discussed my hometown, but what was amazing was that the candidate remembered my hometown and found a way to include it in his follow-up. He said his brother would be passing through [my town], so he made sure to tell him to pick up a cake from a popular bakery there. This not only showed me he was a good listener but also that he was willing to go above and beyond by doing research. It left me with a pretty good taste in my mouth (pun intended)."
Amanda Augustine, career advice expert for TopInterview and TopResume, said that email is the most common method for sending a post-interview thank-you note "because of its immediacy and ability to attach materials or hyperlink to additional information that can help advance their candidacy to the next interview round."
Augustine suggested that it is still important to check out the culture of the company and figure out which method they would prefer. If you're interviewing at a tech startup or see the company utilizes technology, email would likely be the most appropriate.
On the flip side, if the company seems more old-fashioned and stays to the more traditional side of things, a handwritten note mailed to the office might get you further.
"I prefer handwritten notes," said Rachel Sutherland, founder of Rachel Sutherland Communications. "Everyone loves getting mail, especially something you're not expecting. It's kind of funny to think of snail mail as being special, but in this case, it works."
If you're doing a handwritten note, your method of delivering it depends on the timing of the hiring process. Smith said that if you know they'll be making their decision the next day, write the note as quickly as possible. In that instance, Smith suggests writing the thank-you note in the lobby and asking the receptionist to deliver it as soon as possible.
"The content of the message is more important than the method of delivery, be it email or a handwritten note," said Beverly Friedmann, content manager at MyFoodSubscriptions. "That said, a handwritten card is certainly a nice gesture that you don't typically see these days."
Smith suggested including the following elements in your thank-you note:
Augustine cautioned against recapping your entire resume in your thank-you note, since the interviewer has already reviewed it and discussed it with you during the interview, but summarizing your qualifications is appropriate.
As with your resume and cover letter, customize your thank-you note. Double- and triple-check it for grammatical and spelling errors. A typo-filled follow-up can easily ruin the stellar impression you made during the interview. If you met with multiple people, send one note to each person, if you have his or her contact information.
It can, if the note is well written.
"There are times when the candidate has a terrible first round, usually due to nerves," Smith said. "But they took the time to write a sincere and well-considered note explaining their interest in the role and how their experience makes them uniquely qualified."
Other times, Smith notes, there are phone screens instead of in-person interviews, and those who write a thank-you note are automatically invited back for an in-person interview. Sutherland had a similar experience.
"I got my college internship at The Detroit News because I handwrote a thank-you note," Sutherland said. "How do I know? One day in the newsroom that summer, the editor told me I was the only one who wrote a thank-you."
Augustine noted that sending a thank-you note doesn't automatically increase your chances of getting the job; however, dismissing this bit of post-interview etiquette might decrease your chances of receiving an offer.
"While not every recruiter or hiring manager cares whether a candidate sends a thank-you message, I've never heard of a single one, in any industry, think poorly of a candidate for sending a thank-you note," she added.
Based on these tips, here are two templates you can follow for a thank-you letter after the interview:
Good afternoon, Jeanette,
Thank you for taking the time to speak with me yesterday about the staff writer position with Business News Daily.
It was a pleasure meeting with you, and I truly enjoyed learning more about the role and the company. I especially loved hearing about your in-office MVP vote – it sounds like a great way to boost employee morale!
After our conversation, I am confident that my skills in business writing and experience as a copy editor are a great match for this opportunity. I am very enthusiastic about the possibility of joining your team and would greatly appreciate a follow-up as you move forward with the hiring process.
If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me by email or phone. Thanks again, and I hope to hear from you in the near future.
Dear Ms. Smith,
I wanted to reach out to thank you for taking the time to speak with me yesterday about the social media manager position at Business News Daily.
I really enjoyed meeting you and learning more about where your team is headed. Based on our discussion, it sounds like you have a very exciting year ahead with the site updates and customer base expansion.
With the team at such a critical juncture, I'd love to lend my experience and skills to help the team build a stronger customer base and social media presence – particularly bringing my unique lens as a marketer that we discussed from my time working at agencies.
I look forward to speaking further with you and your team to see how I might be able to help you reach your goals. If we're a good match, I would be very excited at the prospect of working together.
Take the time to personalize every letter you send – avoid copying and pasting the same basic form letter. Recruiters will notice these right away, and it won't do you any good.
After you send your email, keep an eye on your inbox. Don't panic if you don't hear back right away – it's normal for a company to take its time in reviewing applications. If several days or weeks go by, send a polite follow-up to ask if there has been any progress in making a decision.
However, don't take this as an invitation to bombard the hiring manager's inbox. Send no more than two well-spaced follow-up emails, and if you don't hear back after that, accept it as a rejection and move on.
For more tips on writing a great thank-you note, visit this Business News Daily article.
Additional reporting by Jennifer Post. Some source interviews were conducted for a previous version of this article.
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