You've done the interview. Write down a few notes on the interview such as the interviewer name, title, and address as well as key questions asked or information provided in the interview.
Follow up after the interview
- Follow up quickly in writing. Write a positive, enthusiastic note thanking your interviewer and restate your interest in the position.
- If there was more than one interviewer, tailor notes to the priorities of each interviewer.
- Ensure you have the correct names and addresses and spelling.
- If you've been told you'll hear by a certain day, by all means give them a call a few days later.
Learn from the experience: Review your interview performance.
If you haven't heard after two or three weeks, place a follow-up phone call to the interviewer. If the position has not yet been filled, re-state your strong interest in being hired.
If you did not qualify, explain to the interviewer that you'd like to ask a few questions that may help you do better in the future. Some questions you can ask: