How to write a follow-up letter after no response from employers

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How to write a follow-up letter after no response from employers
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A no-response letter after an interview is ideal if you have not heard back from a company or you have another offer on the table. Sending a letter to your previous interviewed companies, asking for a status in their interview process will assist you in making that career decision move. The no-response letter is simple to construct and effective.

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Things you need

  • Word processing software

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  1. 1

    Use the standard components of a business letter: date, mailing address of the company/interviewer, salutation, body of letter, salutation and your signature.

  2. 2

    State the position you applied for, the date of your interview and some key points you mentioned during the interview.

  3. 3

    Gently remind the interviewer of the deadline you were given and ask if the deadline has changed.

  4. 4

    Inform the interviewer that you have other opportunities available to you and need to make a decision. Ask the interviewer to contact you as soon as a decision is made.

Tips and warnings

  • Be mindful of your tone in the letter.
  • Keep your letter short and to the point.

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