“He who fights and runs away
May live to fight another day;
But he who is battle slain
Can never rise to fight again"
Ten Correct Principles to follow from a Rejection Letter
1. Thank all parties involved immediately
2. Keep a good tone
3. Do not criticize the criteria
4. Do not criticize the selection, if known
5. Do not ask for more clarification if already given
6. Ask if you can stay in touch
7. If you find and accept another job, let it be known in a good way
8. Follow-up on a regular basis
9. Let the recruiters, managers know you are following the company
10. Wish for the best
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