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how you turn down a job offer - example letters and emails

How to Turn Down a Job Offer: 4 Sample Emails/Letters

If you’re looking for examples of how to turn down a job offer gracefully, you’re in the right place. I recently posted on LinkedIn about why you should try to get multiple job offers. That way, if there’s an unexpected issue or one falls through, you still have options.  Yet a few people commented that […]

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when should you call the interviewer after interview

Should You Call the Employer After an Interview? (And When?)

If you’re wondering, “should I call after the interview?”… then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through when you should call (and NOT call) the interviewer after an interview. There are a couple cases where a phone call after the interview is a good idea, but many cases where this […]

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How Do You Know if an Interview Went Well

How Do You Know if an Interview Went Well? (Top 7 Signs)

How do you know if an interview went well or not? While you can never be sure how it went until you hear their final decision, there are a few signs that indicate the interview went pretty well. So I’m going to reveal the top 7 ways you can know if an interview went well […]

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Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection

Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection – Do’s and Don’ts

If you’re looking for advice on asking for feedback after a job rejection, you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly how to ask employers for feedback, so you can improve and get hired faster. What we’ll cover: When to ask for feedback after getting rejected Should you ask via phone […]

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Forgot to Ask a Question in Your Interview? Here’s What to Do

An interview is always a high-pressure situation. No matter how much you prepare your answers, you might look back and wish you had said something different. The same goes for the portion at the end of your meeting when you’re the one in charge of asking questions — you might’ve forgotten something important you wanted to […]

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thank you note after interview

Best Sample Thank You Emails After an Interview (3 Examples)

If you’re looking for how to write the best thank you notes/emails after your interview, you’ve come to the right place. Sending a follow-up message to thank the interviewer can make the difference between getting hired and being rejected. Of course it won’t save you if your interview went badly from start to finish, but […]

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Who to Use for Professional References

Who to Use for Professional References

Knowing who to use for professional references (and who NOT to use) can be tricky. Employers usually ask for three professional references, and especially for those new to the workforce, identifying the best people can feel confusing. Read on to learn who you should use as professional references plus how to ask them. Who to […]

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thank you emails after interview

How to Send Great Thank You Notes After an Interview

It’s important to send thank you notes after any interview to confirm your interest, show the employer you’re serious about your job search and that you’re someone who follows up and communicates well. The fastest and easiest way to send your thank you note is by email, and that’s what I typically recommend. So let’s […]

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signs your interview went badly

14 Signs an Interview Went Well (or Badly)

There are a number of signs that indicate your interview went well or badly. This article will reveal the top 14 signs that your interview might have gone poorly, or that the hiring manager didn’t like you. If you didn’t notice any or many of these signs, then it’s likely that your interview went well! […]

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15 Best Follow Up Email Subject Lines and Templates for Job Seekers

Imagine this… You went on an interview last week, didn’t hear back, and just sent a followup email. You check your inbox the next day and your stomach sinks- no new messages. Still nothing. The reality is the follow up email subject line you choose is important, and the email is too. You want an answer but you can’t send […]

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No Response After an Interview? Here’s How to Follow Up By Email

So, you finished your interview, went home excited to hear back, but now what? Maybe it’s been a few days (or more) and you haven’t heard anything. I’m going to show you exactly how to send a follow up email after your interview if you’ve gotten no response, with examples and templates. One WARNING first though: Don’t use these follow-up […]

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How to Ask About Next Steps in the Interview Process

How to Ask About Next Steps in the Interview Process

If you’re looking for how to ask about next steps in the interview process, you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through how to ask about next steps in the hiring process at the end of your interview, and via email if you forget to ask face-to-face. Let’s get started… Finish Your […]

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