If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you
probably know how much we recommend networking. In fact, we’ve created a
whole page with 25+ networking email templates you can use!
Today, we wanted to share one of the most requested email templates: a thank you note!
A recent study by Glassdoor indicated that 98 percent of applicants are rejected based on their resumes alone.
That’s ridiculous. And quite frankly, unfair. How can a company judge all your skills, achievements and experiences from one piece of paper?
That’s why we wrote this article.
Pretty much every company uses some kind of
recruitment software to speed up their hiring. In fact, over ninety
percent of resumes are discarded before they reach a hiring manager or a
You’re probably thinking this is incredibly unfair to
you. And it is. After all, you’ve spent many days and hours crafting the
perfect resume that carefully demonstrates your accomplishment and the
company that you’re applying to doesn’t even bother reading it!
If you’ve recently attended a networking event,
remember to follow up personally with the people you met. Doing this not
only helps you stand out from everyone else at the event but also sets
the foundation for a strong business relationship.