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Manager Says She Doesn’t Hire People Who Don’t Send a Thank You Email And Everyone Thinks She's Ridiculous

by Stephanie

Looking for a job isn't easy. Constantly worrying about your finances, the stressful task of searching for vacant positions everywhere you go. Not to mention the daunting interview process!

We've all been there. You get the call. You pump yourself up for the interview. You do a fantastic job of selling yourself to your potential employer. Then before you know it, it's all over. You breathe a sigh of relief, but then what?

You wait.

But what if, unbeknownst to you, while you're waiting you're being judged for that very fact? What if there are unwritten social rules that you aren't aware of that could cost you your potential dream job?

Recently, Jessica Liebman, an Executive Managing Director, wrote an article claiming she has "one simple rule" when it comes to hiring new employees.

Recently, Jessica Liebman, an Executive Managing Director, wrote an article claiming she has
via: Twitter: @jessicaliebman

In the article, Jessica states, “As a hiring manager, you should always expect a thank-you email, and you should never make an offer to someone who neglected to send one.”

Jessica's claim caused a big debate online about whether or not this "unwritten rule" was an acceptable enough reason for an employer not to hire someone.

A few people agreed with Jessica.

A few people agreed with Jessica.

However, most people were less than impressed by the rule.

However, most people were less than impressed by the rule.

Some were interested to know if Jessica herself sends a thank you email to each candidate she interviews.

Some were interested to know if Jessica herself sends a thank you email to each candidate she interviews.

Many people felt it was unfair to dismiss a candidate who could potentially be a valuable employee, based solely on the fact that they didn't send a thank you email after their interview.

What do you think?

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