Thank you, Thank you Very Much #CareerToolTuesday

Although it may seem odd, writing a thank you note is an extremely important way to bring closure to the interview process. It is another opportunity to sell yourself; thus, it’s important to write a well-thought out and most importantly, personalized note. It may be the last impression the employer will have of you before making their final decision, so be sure to make the note thoughtful. Due to its importance, thank you note writing can be tricky as it’s not something that is practiced regularly.

Not sure what to say in your thank you? Our Thank You Note Guide* has everything you need to help you write an excellent one! This guide includes:

  • General tips regarding things such as when to send it and how long it should be.
  • How to determine whether or not to do a hand-written note, as opposed to an emailed one.
  • Guidelines for what to include in the note.
  • An example template you can follow, but be sure to personalize it to maximize its effectiveness!

If you need more assistance with thank you note writing, be sure to stop by for drop-ins for more personalized advice. A well-crafted thank you note can help you stand out from other candidates and hopefully help you land your dream role!

*If you receive an “Unauthorized User” error message in accessing the document, log into BentleyLink and then try again.

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais