Interview Follow-Up Letter: When Promptness Matters Worksheet

Job Searching Writing – Job-Related Letters

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.

Interview Follow-Up Letter: When Promptness Matters

Instructions

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‚Äôs 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.