HOW and WHEN should you?
1. “Thank you!” email within 6-8 hours of the actual interview.
2. “Follow up” email 10 BUSINESS days after the interview.
Thank you very much for taking the time to talk with me today. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversation and I am very interested in the role.
<Insert 3 lines reminding them about something positive in the interview OR something that you wish you had mentioned>. I believe I am a good candidate for this role because <insert 3 reasons>.
I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.”
(Subject line) Your name, date/time Interview.
I enjoyed speaking with you on <interview date> and am still very interested in the role of <job title>. I was wondering, therefore, whether you have any feedback for me at this time, please.”
Interviewers have not had the pleasure of your charisma in person during COVID-19, so all the more reason to follow up in order to stand out!
It is also ESSENTIAL to keep searching for other jobs as soon as the interview is over.
Companies ARE hiring during COVID-19.