A LITTLE THANKS GOES A LONG WAY
According to human resources (HR) managers, how helpful it is to receive a thank-you message after an interview:
|58% Somewhat helpful|
|22% Very helpful|
|12% Not very helpful|
|8% Not helpful at all|
But how many HR managers reported receiving notes from applicants?
According to HR managers, the following are appropriate methods for applicants to thank an interviewer*:
|86% Handwritten note|
|56% Phone call|
|7% Social media|
|5% Text message|
|2% None of these|
Most common way HR managers have received a thank-you note**:
|21% Handwritten note|
|12% Phone call|
|1% Text message|
Source: Accountemps survey of more than 300 HR managers in the United States
*Multiple responses allowed.
**Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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