The Thank You Letter After Interview Sample

thank you letter sample

Merely going for a job interview can be stressful enough and to add to it, the formality of sending a thank you letter after interview could be a little daunting. Before going into more details, look out for this detailed post from Deniz.  He is the creator of The Career Mastery and works with PwC Consulting. He shares his deep insights about sending a thank you email post-interview.

If you too are stuck in a similar situation, you do not need to worry. Here I am going to give you a sample thank you letter, which you can modify and use as per your needs.


Dear [name]

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for considering me for the job. I am really excited about the prospect of working with you.

After today’s meeting, I have a much clear perspective of what my role would be, should I be selected for the position. With regards to the job position, I recently stumbled upon this <reference link>. It immediately reminded me of your thoughts on <concerned matter>. I wondered if you would like to take a look too.

Of course, I am eager to hear back from you as I am brimming with hope after the fruitful interview with you. So, I have already started strengthening my knowledge base on <subject matter> with the hope that it will help me contribute even more to the team and evolve with it.

I look forward to hearing from you.



Now, this is a generic sample which you can easily use to send to your hiring manager after you are done with the interview.

The Highlights Of The Thank You Letter After Interview Sample

Let us come down to some of the key highlights that actually make this sample stand out from the regular ones out there, and to help you, here are the things you need to know.

  • The sample doesn’t beat around the bush. A thank you letter has to be precise and to the point.
  • In the thank you letter, you should make sure that you talk about the firm and how your inclusion could help the firm in a positive manner.
  • Do not sell yourself a lot. You have already been to the interview where you have been analyzed. You no longer need to market yourself a great deal. Just express yourself.
  • In the letter, always leave an opening for a reply. If you do not leave an opportunity for the hiring manager to revert, you would never know how it turned out to be.

These are the key highlights you have to keep in mind. Also, when you are done writing the letter, go through the whole letter once again.  This will help you spot any errors which may otherwise occur.

A thank you letter plays a very crucial role as far as nailing the job interview is concerned. Unless you have the job, you need to ensure that you are putting in the right efforts.

Shoot your first letter, make the right impression and be all set to bag the best job which in the end will help you build your career in an apt manner.

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This post is contributed by Stelvio Cappes.