Candidates love it when you keep them posted on the status of their application throughout your hiring process.
The quicker you communicate, the better their experience will be with your company. Communication alone can influence whether or not they accept a job offer.
Email template for successful candidate after interview
Subject line: Quick follow up for your interview with [Company_name]
Hi [Candidate’s name],
It was a pleasure talking with you about the [job_title] position. We think that you’d be a good fit for this role, and want to let you know the next steps.
[We’d like to invite you to an interview with our CEO / VP of Marketing where you’ll have the chance to further discuss the position and ask any questions you have.]
[We’d like to send you an assignment that simulates some of the job duties. It’ll give you the chance to better understand what the position entails and showcase your skills.]
If this sounds good to you, please reply to this email and I’ll [schedule the interview / send you the assignment along with guidelines.] Also, feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
Looking forward to hearing from you,