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:
|40% Somewhat helpful|
|38% Not helpful at all|
|17% Not very helpful|
|2% Very helpful|
|2% Don’t know|
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% Phone call|
|77% Handwritten note|
|5% Social media|
|1% Some other method|
Most common way HR managers have received a thank-you note**:
|26% Phone call|
|13% Handwritten note|
|2% Text message|
|2% Social media|
Source: Accountemps survey of more than 300 HR managers in Canada
*Multiple responses allowed.
**Responses do not total 100 per cent due to rounding.
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