Follow Up Letter

Posted in Sample Letters

Dear (Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms.) followed by last name,

In the introductory paragraph of your follow up letter, summarize why you are writing. You want the recipient to understand right away the reason for your letter. Explain that you are following up on your resume or job interview, a previous letter you sent, previous conversation,etc.

The body of your follow up letter should contain the pertinent details. Keep your letter concise and to the point. If writing to follow up on a previous letter or conversation, include the details such as date, topic, etc. When writing to follow up on your resume or interview, reiterate your interest in the job, how you believe your skills and qualifications make you the ideal candidate, etc.

In your closing paragraph, thank the recipient for their time and express that you look forward to hearing from them. Also state that you would be happy to send any additional information the recipient should need, along with your telephone number.

Sincerely,

Your Name

Sign your name above the typed signature. As you can see, writing a follow up letter is not a difficult task. Use the tips and guideline above, and your follow up letter will be professional and impressive.


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