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To Thank or Not to Thank? The Traditional Thank-You Note

Thank-you notes are a time-honored tradition for job hunters, but in the post-internet world, are they still necessary?

The answer is yes! While a hiring decision is never singularly based on a thank-you card, the impression the note sends can have an influence. Thank-you notes are not only rooted in a sense of social obligation, but they are also one of many ways to show the interviewer that the candidate is thoughtful, social, and detail oriented. Furthermore, with the immediacy and ease one can send emails today, the added effort of sending a thank-you card through the mail makes the candidate stand out.Read the full post and discussion.