Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

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send it?

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Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:16 pm

had an interview several days ago and did not get a chance to send a thank you letter till now. I am aware of the regular pros and cons when its same/next day. Does this shift heavily in favor of not sending one?

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:39 pm

any rationale, why/why not? thanks!

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby dirtrida2 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:53 pm

Send it, you'll look like a bad ass, they won't be able to resist hiring you.

You should deal with girls the same way, you never want to call back same/next-day.
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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby jrf12886 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:55 pm

Probably doesn't matter either way.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:56 pm

dirtrida2 wrote:Send it, you'll look like a bad ass, they won't be able to resist hiring you.

You should deal with girls the same way, you never want to call back same/next-day.


op here, cant tell if ur being sarcastic

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby dirtrida2 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
dirtrida2 wrote:Send it, you'll look like a bad ass, they won't be able to resist hiring you.

You should deal with girls the same way, you never want to call back same/next-day.


op here, cant tell if ur being sarcastic


If you can't smell the sarcasm, you have bigger things to worry about than this thank you letter.

In all honesty... what looks worse:

1. No response at all.
2. Sending a response a few days after.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby thesealocust » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:48 pm

dirtrida2 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
dirtrida2 wrote:Send it, you'll look like a bad ass, they won't be able to resist hiring you.

You should deal with girls the same way, you never want to call back same/next-day.


op here, cant tell if ur being sarcastic


If you can't smell the sarcasm, you have bigger things to worry about than this thank you letter.

In all honesty... what looks worse:

1. No response at all.
2. Sending a response a few days after.


#2. No joke, thank you notes aren't required at all and late ones look sloppy.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:57 pm

3 days late makes you look desperate imho...

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Agent » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:47 pm

At this point, I'd lean toward sending one via snail mail. I realize that the Post Office will date-stamp the envelope, but I think a late email seems more off-putting than a later snail mail. Keep it short.

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Postby Myself » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:43 am

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Big Dog » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:49 am

there is no time limit on good manners. If it is a LS that you really want to attend, you would be foolish to pass on the opportunity to keep in contact.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Aqualibrium » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:50 am

Every single year I swear. No one cares if you write a thank you letter.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Agent » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:57 am

Someone might appreciate it. See this post:

lawfirmrecruiter wrote:
barry wrote:In terms of thank you emails to interviewers, should they be short and sweet like " I just wanted to thank you for meeting with me" or should there be more? Also, if the recruiter told you that don't expect to hear until the end of august when would be an acceptable time to follow up?

edit: does your thank you note advice apply to NYC, i've heard alot of warning against thank you notes that's why i'm asking


Thanks so much for helping us out


Well, we are in the South so a nice thank you is always appropriate and appreciated. It does not need to be long. Just 3-4 sentences.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby 20130312 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:00 am

Big Dog wrote:there is no time limit on good manners. If it is a LS that you really want to attend, you would be foolish to pass on the opportunity to keep in contact.

You're wrong. It has to be by the day after the interview or else it's untimely and looks bad.

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Re: Thank You Letter - 3 days late?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:10 am

I sent thank you letters two months later to my interviewers. I received an offer the day of my interview so I used the thank you letters as a "I look forward to working with you" type deal. I wrote them by hand and sent them snail mail.




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