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Follow-Up Email

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 can also help you land better talent. While not all recruiters may have the time to write individual follow-up emails, understanding the art of writing a template can help.

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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...

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].

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."
  • In...

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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The follow-up email

The follow-up email is a message sent in response to a subscriber action. For example, it prompts customers to upgrade, schedule a meeting, provide feedback, buy other products, etc.

Using an effective follow-up email strategy can build rapport and trust with potential customers. It can als...

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Writing better emails

The most effective way to find freelance projects is to use job boards and contact clients directly by email. Ensure to follow email etiquette.

  • Use a clear subject line. Keep the subject line short and to the point. E.g. "Regarding your Craiglist Ad."
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... or some version of that is one of the most fundamental and common questions asked in any first round of a Job Interview.

Hiring managers usually like to ask this question, because it allows them to assess your communication skills, hear your narrative about the highlights of your ca...

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