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Q  "Thank you notes"
Just wondering what is the most accepted way to send out thank you notes for interviews. When I was in business school, it was strictly typewritten, formal letters, but now I understand that handwritten or even email is the preferred way to go. Can anyone give me some ideas? I need to send these out in the next day or two.

A  There are many critical issues (and many critical points) in the course of searching for a job. This isn't one of them. Follow your own sense of what's right and what represents you best. Learn to trust your judgment, not someone else's definition of etiquette on a minor thing like this. It'll make you a more powerful job hunter.

If you want to try and seal your performance in the interview, turn your letter into yet another demonstration of your focus on the work. Include a clipping or information relevant to the work you interviewed for -- information that would be immediately useful to the person getting the thank-you.

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