Practice with this Interview Follow-Up Letter Worksheet to make sure you are formatting your letter correctly. Use the exercises to brush up on your job writing skills, and get a little practice writing this type of letter.
For the first two questions below, circle true or false after reading the statement. For the remaining exercises, follow the instructions for each exercise.
True or false:
You should mention all your accomplishments and skills in an interview follow-up letter.
True or false:
It is okay to mention any negative impressions you have about a company in an interview follow-up letter.
Pretend you are writing an interview follow-up letter for a position you interviewed for three days ago. What is the first thing you should do?
Pretend you are writing an interview follow-up letter and have waited the appropriate amount of time. Write the top part of the letter all the way through the salutation using the following information and today’s date:
Company Name: New Chances
Address: 233 This Way Drive, Opportunity, IL 43338
Hiring manager: Ivanna Givejob
Make a brief list of the points you want to cover. Think back to the last interview you had for more detailed information about a company, or use fictitious information.
From the list you created in #3, create an outline for your interview follow-up letter. Focus on writing three paragraphs.
Write the first paragraph of an interview follow-up letter.
Write the second paragraph of an interview follow-up letter. Include at least once sentence of optional information.
Write the third paragraph of an interview follow-up letter.
Write the closing section of an interview follow-up letter. Use your name as the person sending the letter.