You must send a thank you email for a telephone interview! Go through the samples given in this article for help on sending a follow up thank you email.

Thank You Email For Telephone Interview

Are you so excited after giving a wonderful performance in the first-round telephonic interview that you forget to follow up after? Remember, unless you market yourself smartly, you cannot sell yourself in the job market. To do this, build a personal rapport with the interviewer and create an optimum impression which can help you in future. The best way to create a connection with the employer is to start by sending a thank you mail. Well, a thank you mail is not just a note to express your gratitude. It is a golden opportunity to showcase your etiquette and behaviour. This thoughtful gesture would help you convey your interest in the position offered and also give you a chance to emphasize your worth. By sending a note to express your gratitude for the session, you are creating an opportunity to communicate with the interviewer personally and hence, making efforts at turning the tables to your benefit. If you had a telephonic interview yesterday and are wondering when to send the mail, take our advice – don’t wait any longer! Nail this opportunity with a tactful approach. This article presents a sample email before you, which can answer your doubts regarding composing a thank you mail. Check it out!
 
Follow Up Thank You Email
 
Tips
  • Always address the letter specifically to the person who interviewed you. It is not appropriate to address the organization or the designation of the person (for example, ‘To HR Manager’)
  • Open the letter with a thank you note to the person for taking time and consideration for the session.
  • Second paragraph of the letter is to market your skills and to establish your worth and competency. For this, emphasize once again on your skills and experience but remember that it should not be listed in the same format as in your resume. Do it tactfully.
  • Express gratitude once again before winding up the session.
Sample Email – 1
 
Your Name
Address
Phone Number(s)
Email ID(s)
Date
 
Subject: You name – the position you have interviewed for.
 
Name of the interviewer
Designation
Name of the company
Address
 
Dear Mr. / Ms. (Last name of the addressee)
 
I would like to express my gratitude to you for taking time to consider and call me for the interview for the post of ‘Business Analyst’ with your organization on the 15th February 2011.
 
After learning about the job description, I believe that my work experience and exposure in this field, combined with my skills, would make me an ideal candidate for this position. I can contribute to the growth of the organization with my technical and analytical skills, conceptual expertise, strategic planning, strong administrating, business and management skills and good communication and presentation skills.
 
I would like to meet you for a personal interview session to discuss more about my qualification, work experience and other details.
 
Thank you once again for providing me with this wonderful opportunity.
 
Sincerely,
Your name. 

Sample Email – 2

Your name
Contact details
Date
 
Subject: Your name – the post you interviewed for.
 
Name of the interviewer
Designation
Name of the company
Address
 
Dear Sir/ Madam,
 
I want to express my sincere thanks for the consideration and effort you put in to interview me for the post of ‘Equity analyst’ with ‘Hedge Equities Ltd.’ on 1st of March 2011. I also appreciate the effort taken by you to explain the company’s profile and job description.
 
I would like to let you know about my interest in this position. Long years of experience in this domain and the possession of desirable skill sets make me confident enough to think that I would be an ideal candidate for this position and an asset to your organization.
 
I would also like to meet you in person for further discussion. Thank you once again for providing me with this opportunity.
 
Sincerely,
Your Name.
 
Sending an email is the most effective way to follow up an interview session. Never hesitate to drop a mail to the interviewer once done with the discussion — this gives you an advantage in the form of an additional opportunity to express yourself and thereby increases your chances of getting absorbed!


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