Five Basic Manners for Interviewing

Do you mind your manners when you go on job interviews? Here are a few of them that deserve your attention: Be prompt when responding to an interview request. If you get a message from a company requesting an interview, your response should come by the end of the next business day. If you are […]

Who Else Should You Include in Your Thank-You Notes?

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward When people think of thank-you notes and the job search, usually they just consider showing their appreciation to the companies that have given them an interview. Unfortunately, that leaves out a whole host of great folks who […]

Do Thank-You Notes Matter? You Decide!

On this blog, I’ve made my position on thank-you notes after an interview very clear. However, I still read about people who don’t think it’s necessary or who don’t put the proper attention on this part of the job search process. Consider, then, three job seekers with backgrounds in management. They all interviewed for a […]

Even If You Think It’s Too Late, Send a Thank You Letter

A couple weeks ago, Candice Mitchell tweeted me, asking about the window of opportunity for sending a thank you letter after an interview. Upon further inquiry, I found out it had been a week since her interview. A week, in terms of a hiring schedule, can go either way. Some companies move quite quickly after […]

Showing Your Gratitude During the Job Search

Thank-you notes are a very important part of the job search and any other time when networking comes into play. And yet, the act of writing a letter of gratitude remains one of the most overlooked activities! You say you don’t have the time? Sorry, but writing a thank-you note is something that you make […]

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