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How should I formally reply to a potential employer who thanks me for applying?

How should I formally reply to a potential employer who thanks me for applying? Topic: How to write an interview thank you email
June 16, 2019 / By Alesha
Question: I received a reply from a potential employer whom I have previously emailed my application (for a job) to a few days ago. He thanks me for applying for the position then says that he will call me after he has received more applicants and if he is interested in meeting me. I'm baffled. I usually get a reply for an interview or a no reply at all. I want to email him back to thank him for considering but is it weird? What should I say to maximize my chances of getting an interview?
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Truman Truman | 4 days ago
Reply back to him the same way he wrote you-email if he emailed but if he sent you this note definitely send one back to him by snail mail. I'd write something short just following up to ask when you can expect notices for interviews to go out. Past that I'd only mention your eagerness for the job and your ability to meet with him for an interview to be "any time." Keep it short, simple, professional and make sure your spelling is correct. Good luck!
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Truman Originally Answered: Is it rude to call a potential employer to get their name?
If you're dealing with a large insurance company, all hiring goes through their Human Resources (HR) department, which screens applications and then forwards acceptable ones to the manager actually doing the hiring. I don't think the HR department is going to give you the name of the manager, because that would encourage applicants to contact that person directly, which would interfere with the internal practices put in place for the hiring process.
Truman Originally Answered: Is it rude to call a potential employer to get their name?
No not at all. It shows initiative and forethought to call and get that information. Just call and explain that you don’t want to be impersonal as you are really interested in the position.
Truman Originally Answered: Is it rude to call a potential employer to get their name?
no it's not rude, because how will they know it's you? just get the receptionist and ask her the name of the human resources person. that's all you need, you don't really need to identify yourself. if the ad says 'no calls please', then don't call.

Rex Rex
NO!!!! email him!!!!!!!! when you do this the employer will at least know you far more than any other applicant. when you email him back, be courteous and tell him how wonderful it would be to work there.
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Rex Originally Answered: Did I do the right thing being honest with a potential internship employer?
In most traditional marketing departments, the entry level hires do reports, data, Excel, data, reports, data, oh, and did I say, data? There are some employers where your first job won't be 90% data, but that's not the case in most marketing jobs. It's once you've done those jobs that you move up, and get to do the fun stuff. So while I am not saying you should take an internship you'll hate, you may want to think about how you'll approach your future job search - either be willing to take a job that requires tons of data work; or know you'll be ruling a certain number of opportunities out. I don't think you should go for just anything quite yet, but if you find that all the internships require tons of data work - or that those that do not are unpaid - you may need to make yourself more flexible. So don't make any changes quite yet, see how it goes for a bit more; but if March comes and you've got nothing in hand, make some changes to your approach. BTW, the way I worked an unpaid internship was to get a second job. If the only cool internships you can find are unpaid, perhaps this is where you compromise.
Rex Originally Answered: Did I do the right thing being honest with a potential internship employer?
You are going to have to find a balance between doing something that you will not like and not having an internship. Unless there is something wrong with the company, any experience on your resume will be a good thing. Experience, even internships, will count towards your starting pay when you go for a full time job. While you don't want to me miserable from 8-5, these are short term internships that may help you get other jobs. The truth is, many interships are jobs regular full time employees do not want to do. They are grunt and data work.

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