Templates to Help You Write a Great Thank You Email After an Interview

You send a thank you email after every job interview. To get the best results out of your thank you message, you need to plan accordingly. If you craft an effective thank you email, you can show an employer you’re still interested in joining their company. Plus, you can make it easy for an employer to see why you’re the best candidate for a particular role.

There are many ways to craft a thank you email. Now, let’s look at three templates that you can use to thank your interviewer.

1. A Short and Sweet Thank You Email

The template below is simple and effective. It helps you get your message across to your interviewer. Also, it keeps the door open for your interviewer to reach out with any further questions.

Hi [First name],

Thank you for taking the time to chat today. It was great to speak with you and learn more about you and your team and the [job title] role.

I look forward to hearing from you about next steps. In the meantime, contact me if there is any additional information I can provide.

Best Regards,

[Your first name]

2. A Descriptive Thank You Email

Use the following template to show your interviewer you paid attention during your meeting and want to restate why you are the ideal candidate to join their business.

Hi [First name],

I want to thank you for meeting with me today. I enjoyed learning about [something the interviewer mentioned about the company or role]. This shows me that [explanation of how what the interviewer mentioned relates to the role and why you want to join the company].

Please let me know if there is any additional information you need from me to move the process forward.

Have a great day!

Best Regards,

[Your first name]

3. A Forward-Thinking Thank You Email

If you want to show your interviewer you’re thinking long term, use the following thank you message template.  

Hi [First name],

Thank you for meeting with me today. I enjoyed learning about [something the interviewer mentioned about the company or role].

To follow up on our chat, I’ve attached a short list of my initial ideas for [achieving a goal related to the role]. I’m happy to discuss further as well.

It’s clear your company is a special place to work, since it [explanation of what helps the business stand out to employees], and I would be thrilled to join your team. Please let me know if there is any additional information I can provide.

Best Regards,

[Your first name]

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A thank you email can make a difference in your job search. However, you may need extra help to land your dream job.

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