If you are thinking seriously in getting a job, then, you haven't try to write a simply letter, but a successful one. You can write a thank you letter, thank you email or a thank you note. Whether it be the option you choose, that for sure will also depend on the organization, you can write it considering all the important things we have mentioned in our previous section, but it is also essential you review a thank-you letter template, that will give you a good idea of how to write this letter. It will be a good help, especially if you are writing your first letters.
In order you send this letter as soon as possible, after your job interview (recommended within the twenty-four hours after the meeting), you must be prepared and know to write it in advance.
Whether you write an email, a hand-written note, or a letter, the following thank-you letter template will help you as a guide. Once you write a note using this template, you will can to write more. So, in the template here, you can see that are included the main aspects of the letter, that are thanking to the interviewer, showing the interest of getting the job, and mentioning things that the interviewee forgot to say in the meeting.
Thank you letter template
If you plan to send this letter to the postal mail of the company, include the first details
[Your City, State, Zip code]
[Your Phone number]
[Your Email address] (Optional info)
Date (When you write the letter)
[First name / Last name]
[Title of the contact]
[Name of the Organization or Company]
[City, State, Zip code]
Dear [Mr./Ms.] Last Name: (Name of your interviewer)
(Opening Paragraph – This is the part when you thank your interviewer for the opportunity to meet you. You also have to show your interest for the job position)
I would like to thank you for taking the time to interview me on [Date of the interview] for the position of [Name of the position] and for considering me as a candidate for the job. I learnt more about the company through the meeting and I want to let you know that I am strongly interested in working at your Company.
(Middle paragraphs: In the second and third paragraphs you can talk about how your skills match perfectly the job position, and also about some important things you have forgotten to mention in the meeting).
The meeting we had, helped me to know more about the operations of the company and convinced me, that my experience in [the area in which you have experience and that is related to the job position] fits the requirements of the opening job in your company. Also, my skills such as [your skills] can allow me to contribute with the [project or process related to the job]. I am confident I can do a good job.
I also want to let you know that I have participated in a similar project in a nonprofit organization a year ago. Such experience and work allowed me to get more confidence to do this kind of work.
(Closing paragraph: Here, don't forget to reiterate your gratitude for the interview, and also to remember the recipient of the letter, you hope to hear from him/her. You can mention you are able to give him/her more information)
I want to thank you again for considering me as a candidate for the position. I look forward to hear from you soon. I am pleasure to provide you with more information, please feel free to contact me.
Regards, (Respectfully or Sincerely)