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A follow-up email to ideal candidates helps to keep them engaged and leave the door open for future engagement.

A Recruiting Must-Know: How to Write a Candidate Follow-Up Email

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Follow-Up Email

After an interview, a follow-up email to your candidates can do wonders for your recruiting efforts.

Maintaining communication with your candidates keeps them engaged while respecting and appreciating them after setting aside time for you. Taking a proactive approach to follow-up emails ca...

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After an interview, send the ideal candidate a follow-up email.

  • Subject line: Write the purpose of the email. Keep it formal and concise. For example, "Follow-up on your interview." or "Thank you for your time this morning."
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Hi [CANDIDATE NAME],

I wanted to thank you for giving us a chance earlier today to get to know you better and talk about the [JOB] opening.

I was impressed with your experience and, although we haven’t made any decisions yet, I was glad to see that [COMPANY] and ...

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Hi [CANDIDATE NAME],

Thank you for giving us a chance to get to know you better and talk about the [JOB] opening.

Unfortunately, the hiring team will be moving forward with other candidates. At the moment, we’re looking to hire someone with a different business p...

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Hi [CANDIDATE NAME],

I want to thank you for giving us a chance to get to know you better and talk about the [JOB] opening.

The team enjoyed meeting you and, after finishing our interviews, we’d like to offer you the role of [JOB TITLE] at [COMPANY].

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