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Is sending a thank you note to each individual interviewer still a thing? It’s exhausting especially when you interview with 8-10 people!

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I do and would

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If I got to second rounds I sent personalized thank yous with follow up information I didn’t have time to share and attached one or two projects that weren’t in my portfolio that I thought were relevant.

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I just did this but since I didn’t have email addresses I sent it to the Recruiter. It doesn’t have to be lengthy just a couple of sentences. Or you can do a group thank you.

A while ago I asked a recruiter friend because (as someone who always sends thank you notes) I found it strange that I never received any from the candidates I had interviewed. They said they get most the thank you notes and at times, but don’t pass them bc they can cause bias in decision making if decisions have not been made yet.

I think consider the "importance" of the people involved. Especially if they're someone you might report to you should. But also you can keep things short and sweet! And you can do some people in a group (as long as they were everyone in the meeting and just that meeting), you just have to use a bit of social intuition.

I feel you on this! I sent individual thank you notes.
I created a document for each company and wrote out a thank you note for each interviewer so they weren’t identical- I searched a few examples online and just made variations. After I had a set of thank yous, the next ones were easier. There’s nothing more daunting than a blank page. I would work with the HR contact to get them to the right people, esp since sometimes I did not have their emails.

Yes, I sort of have templates though usually and just tweak a bit.

Am I the only one completely confused about this? I've never done it, but not than that it never occurred to me this could be a thing. This is absolutely, completely, in all possible ways out of my radar...

Wow - I don’t know if this is simply because I’m on the spectrum or it’s a cultural thing depending on where you’re based, but I’ve never done this. Never even occurred to me!

They taught us to do this in business school. Others probably wouldn't so it gives you an edge and makes you appear serious about the opportunity. When I went through my last interview round I wrote one for every single person.

Just saw this on LinkedIn. The timing is uncanny.

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