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Sample Negative Response to Job Candidate Interview

Sample 1:

 

[Date]

Dear [Name of Applicant],

Thank you for your interest in the position of [state position]. We posted a job hiring notice online and you responded by applying. We were very interested in your resume, but the interview was a bit off and we did not expect it.

You are applying for [state position] and we usually require the candidates to be very charming and fluent in speaking because you will be dealing with different clients. You had some uncertainties answering our questions and it seems like you are lacking some confidence as well, which is a very important trait for this specific position.

We are certain that you will find a position that will fit you very soon. Please accept my best wishes for your future and good luck on other interviews.

Sincerely,

[Name of Sender]
[Title]
[Email]

 

 

Sample 2:

 

[Date]

Dear [Name of Applicant],

We would like to thank you for your application for the position of [state position]. As you may have expected, we also interviewed a lot of applicants and we only selected a few to move on to the next stage of the hiring process. We regret to inform you that you didn’t pass the initial interview.

We appreciate the time and effort that you made to apply for this position and we are encouraging you to apply for future openings in our company.

Sincerely,

[Name of Sender]
[Title]
[Email]

 

 

Sample 3:

 

[Date]

Dear [Name of Recipient],

Thank you for your time in attending the initial interview for the position of [state the position]. We also interviewed several applicants and we regret to inform you that you did not pass the initial interview.

We are looking for someone who knows a lot about Java Programming and based on your resume, you are knowledgeable on this programming language. However, during the interview, you said that you only know the basics. We are looking for someone who can start using Java without the need for close supervision as we are currently accepting a new batch of projects.

Thank you for applying for this position and we are encouraging you to apply on future openings in our company.

Sincerely Yours,

[Name of Sender]
[Title]
[Phone Number]

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