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Types of Thank You Letters

Different Types of Thank You Letters

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Saying thank you can go a long way.  A thank you note or email message, in addition to showing your appreciation, can boost your career, help you get a job offer, and cement a relationship with a client or a vendor. 

Here's information on when to say thank you and who to thank, different types of thank you letters and when to use them, along with sample thank you letters, thank you notes, letters of appreciation, and thank you email mesages for a variety of business and employment related circumstances.

Appreciation Letters

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It is important to thank everyone who helps with your career, your business, or a job search. Here are sample appreciation letters and email messages to send to contacts who have provided assistance.

Business Thank You Letters

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Review business thank you letters samples for a variety of business and employment related scenarios, including thank you letters for employees, employers, colleagues, clients, and networking contacts.

Employee Thank You Letters

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Examples of thank you letters and email messages to send to an employee who has done a good job, to a boss, to team members, to colleagues, and to others in the workplace that you wish to thank for their assistance or performance.

Interview Thank You Letters

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Here are thank you letter samples applicable to a variety of employment-related situations. Take some time to edit the thank you letter you choose, so it reflects your personality and your interest in the new job.

Thank You Note Samples

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When you need to say thank you, it's always important to choose the right words and an appropriate thank you card, if you're sending a written thank you note. Here are thank you note samples and thank you email message examples for a variety of circumstances.

Email Thank You Messages

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Email thank you letter examples for a variety of employment related situations, including job interviews, career assistance, thank you letters to employees and co-workers, and other business and general thank you letter samples.

Networking Letter Samples

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Sample job search and career networking letters including referral letters, letters of introduction, networking outreach letters, thank you letters for introductions and referrals.

Thank You Letter Writing Tips

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Tips for writing and sending thank you letters, thank you notes, thank you cards, and thank you email messages, including who you should thank, when you should say thank you, and the best way to send thank you notes and emails.

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