You have just left a job interview and it's a position you would love to be offered. What can you do next to help ensure that you get a second interview or a job offer? The most important thing you can do is to follow up to reiterate your interest in the position and to thank the interviewer for taking the time to meet with you.
It was very enjoyable to speak with you today about the assistant account executive position at the Smith Agency. The job seems to be an excellent match for my skills and interests. The creative approach to account management that you described confirmed my desire to work with you.
Even if you’re not the right candidate for a particular position (or the position is filled before you can really show the company your amazingness), wowing the right decision maker—a recruiter, an HR person, or a hiring manager—can be incredibly valuable down the line.With that in mind, here are a few ways you can ease the “staying in touch” part of the job search equation: