Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

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Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 31, 2010 1:15 pm

Had a screening interview last week and got the callback an hour later. The callback is in 10 days. Good time to send a thank you card or e-mail to the original interviewer, or totally unnecessary?

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Re: Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

Postby capitalacq » Sat Jul 31, 2010 1:19 pm

it's not going to hurt, might as well write a nice note

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Re: Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

Postby wiseowl » Sat Jul 31, 2010 1:23 pm

If you're going to do it at all, make it soon. Generally I do these within 24 hours, and it's already been a week for you.


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Re: Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

Postby 270910 » Sat Jul 31, 2010 2:31 pm

This subject has a lot of opinions. The way I see it, you really don't have anything to send a thank you for until the callback. That's when the firm has really done something for you, even if you don't get the job.

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Re: Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

Postby jennylynn » Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:43 pm

Always send thank you notes. Never hurts, can only help.

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Re: Thank you card/e-mail necessary?

Postby steve_nash » Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:47 pm

I never did thank you cards until the callback. I think that's the norm. If you do send a thank you card, do it soon.

And thank you cards can hurt if they contain a mistake or two.

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