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Which is Better: Thank You Letter or E-mail?


Dear Experts,

I just got back from lunch with the Vice President about my future at the company. Should I send an e-mail thanking her or write a note? Is doing both too much? What do I say in it?

Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter:

Q#413 Think rich content (each word reiterates your value) recapping/adding-to lunch convo. Hand-deliver. (@ValueIntoWords)

Q#413 A short thank-you email saying thanking them for their time should be sufficient. (@gradversity)

Q#413 I like a nice, typed follow-up, touching on key points and hand delivered. Easier to read/compose. (@keppie_careers)

Q#413 Agree w/ my colleagues. HW note left w/ asst. 40-50 well-crafted wds are all you need for a first-class follow-up. (@EmilyBennington)

Q#413 Hand-written thanks stands out in crowded world Reinforce value & accomplishments. F/up later by email. (@DrDaphne)

Q#413 Since u work there, best is handwritten note on personal stationery, left w/asst or in office mail ASAP. (@juliaerickson)

Q#413 In this instance, I vote hard copy thank you note-special in lieu of quick email. Reiterate UR value in what U discussed. (@DawnBugni)

Q#413 Handwritten note=great! Reiterate main points and thank for time. Maybe send along an idea or two. (@beneubanks)

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