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Thank You Letters Are A Waste Of Time!

Interview  "Thank You"  letters are a waste of time.  They are boring.  They should be banned from the job search process.   Have you ever heard of an executive being hired because of the thank you letter they wrote?   Nope!   But you send one anyway because it is professional courtesy.  Here is a better alternative that just might give you a competitive edge for that coveted position.  This is an opportunity to showcase your strategic thinking or insights into problems, issues, challenges, trends and opportunities.  I do NOT want you to regurgitate your background, but rather, I want you to provide a "Value Added" response.  I'd love your feedback and comments.  What approach have you taken to follow-up after an interview?

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