Differentiating yourself from the pack is one of the keys to a successful job search. A strong resume and robust LinkedIn profile will contribute to that. Having great interview skills will set you apart as well.
A search on Google will turn up a ton of articles on these job-search topics. Many appear on my blog.
One thing that’s not written about as often is the importance of sending a thank you note after a job interview. Sending a thank you note is one of those things that everyone knows they should do, yet very few people actually do it.
It’s unlikely that a thank you will make a difference if you’re not qualified, however, it can propel you along the interview process if you are. It may become a deciding factor when it’s the end of the interview process and the choice is between you and one or two other candidates.
While sending even a basic thank you note will set you apart, making a strong case for why you are the best candidate is your best chance of turning the tables in your favor.
So, what should you include?