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Got a call early this week telling me I landed an interview. Should I send an email just thanking the interviewing for the chance or will it look like I'm sucking up and desperate?

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Comments (11)

  • JeffSkilling's picture
  • HireUp212's picture

    Definitely unnecessary. I don't even send thank-you notes after the interviews anymore given how fast and structured the process is.

  • Aragorn's picture

    No.

    "Rage, rage against the dying of the light." - DT

  • jqbuyside's picture

    "Sucking up and desperate" is the winner.

  • heister's picture

    It depends, I would send an thank you note if the HR people did any sort of fiddiling with the interview roster to get you in. If this is just a normal interview though, dont worry about it.

    Follow the shit your fellow monkeys say @shitWSOsays

    Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid - John Wayne

  • UFOinsider's picture

    Think of it like dating - do you call and thank someone for a date before you get there?

    "Hi, I've had so much fund driving over to your place, can we do this again some time?"

    Get busy living

  • In reply to heister
    Semitarget's picture

    heister:
    It depends, I would send an thank you note if the HR people did any sort of fiddiling with the interview roster to get you in. If this is just a normal interview though, dont worry about it.

    It's a smaller shop and I got a call from someone who I didn't really get to build a strong rapport with. It was ~30 seconds and he just asked me when I was free for an interview.

    I was hoping it would just help me re-affirm my stance and eagerness to join the firm.

  • Sterling Archer's picture

    I hope this is subtle trolling at it's finest, but if it's not - don't do it. If you send a pre-interview thank you note, then all throughout the interviewer the guy is going to be thinking "this douchebag thanked me before the interview. ding."

    That is if they don't cancel it first.

  • In reply to Sterling Archer
    Semitarget's picture

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  • In reply to Semitarget
    heister's picture

    Follow the shit your fellow monkeys say @shitWSOsays

    Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid - John Wayne