Post-Interview Rejection Letter Template

Post-Interview Rejection Letter Template


This template can be repurposed to include specific reasons for a candidate’s rejection.


This interview rejection letter is a useful way to compassionately reject a candidate after an interview.

Hi [candidate name],

We enjoyed meeting with you to discuss the [role title] at [company name]. It was great to learn more about your skills and accomplishments.

Unfortunately, we have decided to go with another candidate for this role.

It’s worth noting that competition for jobs at [company name] is strong. We often have to make difficult choices between many highly-qualified candidates. We will be sure to keep your resume on file for future openings that fit your profile.

Thanks again for your interest in [company name]. Best of luck with your job search.

Kind regards,

[Sender Name]