It should be no secret to you that a quick follow-up email after an interview is a valuable action to take after meeting with a recruiter or client. In fact, some would argue that it no longer differentiates you from your competitors, but puts you on the same level. It may be more accurate to say that failing to send a follow-up would differentiate you in a negative light.
Still, too often this task gets missed by independent contractors. Or, if it does get completed, the follow-up is not always as valuable as it could be. There are many factors to consider when sending an interview follow-up email and this infographic from The Sales Pro Blog sums them up nicely. It reviews the basics of a follow-up email, why they’re important, what they should accomplish, when to send them and what to avoid. Do you send follow-up emails after every interview? Do you believe them to be important? Share your knowledge below.