NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

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NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:51 pm

And if so, do I send it to recruiting and interviewers?

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:55 pm

I'd send it to just 1 of your interviewers, esp. if you got along particularly well w/ one of them and then ask them to pass along your gratitude to the rest of the people you met, including recruiters.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'd send it to just 1 of your interviewers, esp. if you got along particularly well w/ one of them and then ask them to pass along your gratitude to the rest of the people you met, including recruiters.


I was told not to do this...

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Renzo » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:05 pm

Not expected; won't help; can hurt.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby topsome » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:07 pm

People go both ways but I always do. I got an offer and I attribute it to my thank you email (I had to clarify some of the things I said during the interview)... but that's just my guess.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:11 pm

I always send a brief email thank-you. I don't think it's necessary, but I don't think it can hurt you so long as you take a tiny bit of time and make sure your note isn't misspelled or contains egregious errors.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:12 pm

don't do it. its an unnecessary risk with next to no upside.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Renzo » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:15 pm

topsome wrote:People go both ways but I always do. I got an offer and I attribute it to my thank you email (I had to clarify some of the things I said during the interview)... but that's just my guess.

Really? After a 30 minute + discussion someone was on the fence about you, but a thank you note changed their mind?

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby topsome » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:04 pm

Renzo wrote:
topsome wrote:People go both ways but I always do. I got an offer and I attribute it to my thank you email (I had to clarify some of the things I said during the interview)... but that's just my guess.

Really? After a 30 minute + discussion someone was on the fence about you, but a thank you note changed their mind?

I think so, yes. The interviewer asked me some questions regarding my enthusiasm for the firm and I was wishy washy in person but much more emphatic in my thank you. She replied and said she'd take what I wrote in consideration. The next day, she personally called and gave me an offer.

I've also gotten no response to my thank you emails as well... no need to be sarcastic. Like I said, people go both ways it's by no means a silver bullet.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:10 pm

Jesus, this has been done like 50 million times. Use the search function, people!

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Jesus, this has been done like 50 million times. Use the search function, people!


search function sucks now so this is a somewhat excusable thread.

to OP: Go with your gut. I find it polite and helps calm my nerves knowing I did everything I could. If you do do it, make sure you check for typos. If you can't edit a short paragraph, then either 1) don't send it or 2) don't be a lawyer.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:54 pm

Renzo wrote:Not expected; won't help; can hurt.


Does the same apply to DC?

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby 270910 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:02 pm

Renzo wrote:Not expected; won't help; can hurt.


This is the CW for most major markets. +1.

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Re: NY interviews - send thank you emails or not?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:15 pm

disco_barred wrote:
Renzo wrote:Not expected; won't help; can hurt.


This is the CW for most major markets. +1.


what is conventional for TX firms?




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