Rejection Email Templates

Sample 1

Greetings, {Candidate name}!

We appreciate you taking the time to think about {Company name}. We wanted to let you know that for the [Job title] position, we have decided to move on with a new applicant. 

[Optionally, provide applicant evaluations from the hiring procedure for those who might be appropriate for upcoming openings:] Your abilities and successes left a lasting impression on our crew. [It's preferable to mention anything that caught your attention especially.] We believe you might be a good fit for additional upcoming positions and will get in touch with you once we do. 

We wish you well in finding a job and in all of your future professional efforts. 

Regards,
(Your name)

(Signature)

 

Sample 2

Greetings, {Candidate name}!

We appreciate you coming to our team's meeting to discuss the {job title} position at {Company name}. Learning more about your abilities and achievements was a delight.

Unfortunately, our team did not select you for further consideration.

The competition for jobs at {Company name} is often tough, and we frequently have to make challenging decisions among many qualified individuals. Given the opportunity to learn more about you, we will retain your resume on file for potential opportunities that more closely match your qualifications. 

If you have any inquiries about particular feedback regarding your application or interviews, I would be pleased to respond. 

Once again, I appreciate your interest in [Company name].

Regards,
(Your name)

(Signature)

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