Follow-Up Letter After Submitting a CV – Template & Samples
The Big Misunderstanding
Average applicants misunderstand this follow-up approach. They think, "I don't want to
bother the interviewer they must be too busy." WRONG thinking! Some companies
purposely wait one to three weeks to make job offers. They observe who follows up and
how many times and who does not (especially in sales jobs). That is actually the real
interviewing part. Average applicants don't do this. Top paid sales pros know the big
sales (and jobs) are achieved in the follow-up.
If you don't hear back from within two weeks, it may be beneficial to follow-up.
Employers and recruiters may prefer follow-up by email. If no email address is listed, try
sending a note or calling. If neither email, address or a phone number are listed, or the
posting says not to contact the employer, follow the instructions and don't follow up.
What to Ask
What are the next steps in the recruiting process? Will all candidates be conta