- With the new information, you have gained during
the interview, think about the job and consider whether or not the position and
the organization will be a good match for you.
- Write a
thank-you note or e-mail to all your interviewers. A follow-up letter can
include your reaction to the interview, why you want the job, and what you could
bring to the department and the team. It is also another opportunity to make a
- If you are interested in accepting the position,
alert your references that you have just had a successful interview and give
them permission to speak about you if they are contacted. Send your references
a copy of your resume and the job description. Communicate the key skill areas
to your references that your interviewer was interested in.
- Ask your references to call you after they are contacted. Debrief with
them and identify any areas or concerns expressed by the interviewers. You may
have an opportunity to follow up with your interviewers and address these issues
before you are eliminated.
- If your references are contacted,
send them a thank-you note or e-mail letting them know that you appreciate their
support and time.