Purveyor of High-Quality Verbiage

Lisa Vaas is a journalist who analyzes technology and job-hunting strategies.

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How to Write a Thank-You Note When You Didn’t Get the Job

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Run your letter through the quiz I wrote for TheLadders to make sure it’s gracious enough to build bridges instead of torching your future job chances.

Thank-You Letter Quiz

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Test your thank-you letter to determine whether it would pass muster with our panel of hiring professionals. Check out the full story.

The Letter to Write When You Don’t Get the Job

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Don’t get mad; get gracious. A follow-up letter after you don’t get the job is so rare, you’ll stand out. It may even lead to future recommendations or another job. Read the full article here.