Applicant Rejection Letter Template

Applicant Rejection Letter Template


This template works for any situation when you need to reject an application.


Customize this letter to send to applicants who will not move forward to the interview round. When writing a letter of rejection for a job, be sure to be concise, clear, and positive.

Hi [first name],

We appreciate your interest in joining our team. Your resume and cover letter were very impressive but we always receive a high number of applications for our open roles and our hiring team have chosen another candidate this time.

We will keep your resume on file and reach out about any future opportunities when they come up.

We wish you all the best in your job search and hope we will have the chance to consider you for another role in the future.

Kind regards,

[Sender Name]