How to Follow up If You're Still Waiting to Hear from an Interview

Most hiring managers don’t get back to you with an answer within the timeframe they’ve mentioned, but that should not stop you from following up to show your interest in the position. While we’re afraid of looking desperate or worried that doing so might ruin an offer that’s already in the bag, when done right, this follow-up email might actually help you. 

Simple Template:

Hi [Interviewer’s name],

I hope you had a great weekend/week so far.

You mentioned in the interview that you’d be in touch with more information on the next steps by (day). So I wanted to check in to see if there’s any information I could possibly provide to make your hiring decision easier?

Warm regards,

[Your name]

Personalized Template:

Hi [Interviewer’s name],

I trust you’ve been well since we last spoke.

You mentioned in the interview that you’d be in touch with more information on the next steps by (day). So I wanted to check in to see if there’s any information I could possibly provide to make your hiring decision easier?

Since our chat, I’ve been thinking about the issues your team is currently facing with tracking communication and invoices with your partners. I was wondering if you’ve heard of [name of app]? It’s a great app I stumbled upon and having recently introduced this to my team at work, it helped us solve the very issue you and your team have been facing. 

Looking forward to hear your take on the app, and hopefully it helps. 

Warm regards,

[Your name]

With these templates, set aside your worry of coming off as being too eager, and seal the deal. 

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