Q: When looking for a new job this survey says that only one quarter of searchers are doing this compared to over 50% ten years ago. What is it?
A: Sending a thank you note/email after an interview.
80% of hiring managers take the thank you note into consideration when deciding who to hire.
Eighty percent of human resources (HR) managers said they take thank-you messages into account when deciding who to hire. The bad news? Respondents reported receiving notes from only 24 percent of applicants, down from 51 percent in 2007.