So, you’ve prepared for the big interview and nailed it. Should you breathe a sigh of relief and forget about it until you receive a call from your recruiter? Hint: the answer is no!
Are you confused on what you should do next? Don’t worry - we have a handy checklist for you to follow, to help you bag the job of your dreams.
If you’ve been through a long, adrenaline inducing day of interviews, you have probably forgotten to eat. Reward yourself for your hard work by having your favourite snack (I would always go straight for the cookie dough.) You’ve earned it, and your blood sugar level will thank you too.
2. Write down all the important points
The interview might be fresh in your memory now, but after a night’s sleep, you might start to wonder exactly what the interviewer told you about the role. Jot down everything you remember from the interview as soon as you get home, whilst eating your well-deserved snack if you wish!
3. What could this opportunity mean for you?
It’s time for some soul-searching. Think about the job opportunity, and why you would be excited if you landed the role. Is this the chance for a change of career? Have you always wanted to work for a company in this particular industry? Think carefully here, because you can use these points to demonstrate your enthusiasm in your thank you email.
4. Send the thank you notes
Once you've completed the previous tasks, it’s time to send a thank you note to your interviewer. Ensure you explain what the opportunity would mean for you, and the contribution you can bring to the role, as discussed at the interview. If you get stuck, here’s a great template for crafting a thank you note.
5. Follow up, again!
It’s been a week since you sent the thank you email to your interviewer, and you are yet to hear back. It may be time to be send a follow up email.
In this email, you can politely inform the interviewer that you are due to receive feedback, so you just want to check in and see if there is anyway else you can assist the process.
You can also use this email as an opportunity to highlight a recent success which you didn’t mention at the interview. If you're currently unemployed, or haven’t anything to add, you could even create a relevant LinkedIn post which will show your enthusiasm for the industry or position.
"Good morning Liz,
I hope you had a great weekend. You mentioned that you’d be in touch with the next steps by Wednesday, so I just wanted to check in.
In the meantime, I wanted to share an article that I published recently on LinkedIn, which was inspired by the conversation we had about [topic you discussed in interview].
It’ll give you a little more on what I think about [subject discussed]. I hope we have the opportunity to work together and have many more of these conversations.
Follow these tips, and you are sure to get a job offer in no time. If you are looking for a new career, or just need some advice, don’t hesitate to email us today at email@example.com
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|Sector:||Accountancy, Banking and Finance
|Salary:||£30,000 - £38,000|
The Just Recruitment Group have a superb opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our client on a fulltime, permanent basis working near to Haverhill.
Reporting directly to the CEO of this fast growing successful company. The business is currently growing at 20% per annum and is at a pivotal moment in its development. New premises have been purchased and new sales and accounting systems are due to be installed in the coming 6 months. This role will be part of the senior management team and involved in key decision making for the business going forward.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
|Sector:||Engineering and Manufacturing
|Salary:||£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum|
This position is based nationally and reports to the Field Service Manager.
Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00 with a 60-minute unpaid lunch break. However, will be expected to work such additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of your duties.
|Sector:||Property and Construction
Just Recruitment is currently recruiting on behalf of an independent Builder and Timber Merchants based on the Suffolk/Essex border.
They supply to retail, sole traders, commercial trade and small contractors right up to national house builders and developers.
They are looking for a Truss Designer to join the team.
The role will involve working with architects and engineers as well as creating layouts for roofs. The candidate will be working with 3D drawings and using systems such as Wolf Enterprise and Rivet.
The successful candidate will:
|Sector:||Property and Construction
|Salary:||£35,000 - £40,000|
The Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for an I-Beam Designer to join an independent Builder and Timber Merchants in Colchester.
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm
25 days holiday rising with continuous service
The company has its own manufacturing facility producing Truss, Eco-Joists and I-Beams. They also stock and supply a wide range of heavy as well as light side building materials, timber, sheet materials, landscaping products, joinery and doors.
The in-house designers will produce EU5 approved Truss and I-Beam solutions for almost all types of construction.
The vacancy is for an existing Designer/Estimator to design and price I-Beams.
The successful candidate will have relevant construction design and estimating experience and will need: