After a successful job interview, to thank the employer or Human Resources Specialist or the manager with the aim of taking their attention is the most important step of job interviews. Don’t forget that recruitment decision is taken quickly. And in this process, to be punctual is necessary. You have to follow some steps to write an effective follow up e-mail.
If you want to get ahead of other applicants in the job interviews and take the employer’s attention, you can start by sending a follow up email to the specialist. You can show your kindness by sending a follow up email because he or she gave an opportunity to show your skills and to devote some time by inviting to the job interview.
Here are three clues to write an effective follow up email:
- Summarize your skills.
To write a follow up mail is a good opportunity to remind your interview with Human Resources Specialist, your skills and experiences. When you think that lots of applicants who apply for the same job and have same features, have same experiences and skills, you can reveal your discrepancy by sending a follow up email. While you are writing about your skills which are related to that position, you should avoid from to be seen self-confidently.
- Specify your method.
The most effective way to send a follow up is email. But you can show your wistfulness by writing your follow up letter by hand. When you think that you have lots of competitors, it is very important for you to be punctual. If you plan to send your follow up which you write by hand, you should be in hurry.
- Be careful your timing.
You should be careful when you send your follow up email. It is quietly critic. Lots of specialists think that a follow up letter should be send within 24 hours after the job interview. A follow up email offers an opportunity to you to show your wistfulness for job and your hardworking characteristic to Human Resources Specialist or manager or employer. So, you shouldn’t forget to write that email.
- Don’t forget editing your follow up email.
After you write your follow up email, you should check it again. Maybe it has some grammatical, spelling and punctuation marks errors. So, it is important, you have to edit it, and also you have to proofread.
Examples of a Follow Up Email
As you see in this follow up e-mail example, the applicant started writing her address and date. Then she used an adressing as Mr. Then, she started to write her follow up e-mail. In the first paragraph, she thanked because Human Resources Specialist took his time for her. And in the second paragraph, she talked about their job interview. She showed her eager for working in that job. She express her feelings. In the last paragraph, she gave contact information about her. The most important word in the final paragraph is “reference”. She said that she could give a reference to them if they demanded. It is so important because every employers and Human Resources Specialists give importance to reference letters. Reference letters can be written by even your friend. Or you can demand from your previous boss, your previous colleagues.