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Employment Rejection Letter Sample

Sample Letter Declining a Job Offer


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Use this sample employment rejection letter to let an employer know that you are not accepting a job offer.

Employment Rejection Letter

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Email


City, State, Zip Code

Dear Name:

Thank you very much for offering me the position of Job Title with Company Name. It was a very difficult decision to make, but, I have decided to accept another job offer.

I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to interview me and to share information on the opportunity and your company.

Again, thank you for your consideration and for the job offer.


Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Name

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Please Note: Samples are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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