Follow-up Steps After the Interview – Strategies to Help You Get the Offer

job-offer-keyboard-key-FORD MYERSMy clients often express frustration after they’ve completed their interviews for a position they want. The common complaints include, “Why doesn’t the company call me back?” or “I feel like I have no power; all I can do is wait for an answer,” or “Can’t I do anything to make the employer say YES?”

After working as a top-level Career Consultant for many years, and helping thousands of clients through the “interview maze,” here is what I can tell you: There is no “secret trick” or “magic bullet” that will get the employer to offer you the job!

You’ll be happy to know, however, that there are some strategies you can use to INFLUENCE the employer’s decision and FINESSE the process. Changing many of your small actions and approaches can actually make a big difference in the outcome of your interviews.

Here are ten suggestions for navigating through the interview process and following-up: 

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Ford Myers

Ford Myers

Ford R. Myers is an award-winning career coach and President of Career Potential, LLC. His firm helps clients take charge of their careers, create the work they love, and earn what they deserve! He's held senior consulting positions at three of the nation’s largest career service firms, and his articles and interviews have appeared in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, television and radio networks. Ford has also conducted presentations at many companies, associations and universities. He is author of the best-seller, Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring.

1 Reply to "Follow-up Steps After the Interview – Strategies to Help You Get the Offer"

  • Guillermo Zubieta
    June 11, 2017 (8:12 am)

    These are all great recommendations to follow after the interview. Thank you for the insight to a better follow up after the interview and a strategic approach to stay connected with the interviewers.
    It will be very helpful to have some examples of thank you letters after the interview. Any chance to upload these for us to read, review and prepare our own?

    Thanks again,

    GZ