4 Reasons Why Thank-You Notes Work

Baseball season is nearing a World Series crescendo, and football season is well underway. Any pitcher or quarterback will tell you that the follow through after they throw the ball is critical to successful execution. The same holds true for you, the job hunter: Your follow through after the interview is just as important as the cover letter and resume you submitted to get the interview in the first place. In my latest article for U.S. News & World Report, I write about the importance of promptly sending individualized thank-you note to every person who interviews you for a job, from HR to the hiring manager. The note can do important things all at once. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ►Image Credit: Shutterstock

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