Rejection after interview (other candidate qualifications more closely matched) letter template

£ 15

Use this model rejection after interview letter to inform candidates after interviews that they didn't pass to the next round, specifically due to other candidate qualifications being more suitable.

What is this letter for?

The purpose of this Rejection after interview (other candidate qualifications more closely matched) letter template is to provide you with a flexible and customisable document to serve as a robust and effective starting point for you.

By using our Rejection after interview (other candidate qualifications more closely matched) letter template, you can streamline your process, maintain consistency and accuracy, and save time, and it can be easily adapted to fit your specific scenario.

Specifications

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Time to read / prep / use
5 mins
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Word count / length
186 words, 1 page A4
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Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
rejection after interview (other candidate qualifications more closely matched) letter template

Rejection after interview (other candidate qualifications more closely matched)

[Company name]

[Sender address]

 

[date]

[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

 

Dear [Recipient first name],

 

Re: [insert job title]

Thank you for attending an interview for this job.

After careful deliberation, we have decided that another candidate for the position you applied for was better qualified for the job specifications. This does not reflect on your background or character. Those in our company who interviewed you were impressed with your experience and background.

[I enclose the unopened health questionnaire or declaration and criminal convictions form that you handed in when you came for interview.]

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the work you have put into applying for this job and in attending the interview. I realise this decision may be disappointing for you. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the company. I hope that you will not be discouraged from applying for jobs that may arise in the future.

[If you would like feedback on the outcome of your application I will be happy to arrange this. Please contact [insert name and contact details].]

Thank you again for your interest in the position and best wishes in your future endeavours.

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Yours [faithfully | sincerely],

 

 

[Sender name]

[Sender job title]

[Sender telephone]
[Sender email]

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