Job Candidate Rejection Letter

By | January 30, 2013


______________ [name of the recipient]


______________ [address of the recipient]

Date: ___________ [date on which the letter is written]

Subject: job rejection letter

Dear Mr. ______ [salutation],

I am writing this letter on behalf of ___________ Company [mention the name of the sender’ company]. Thank you for your job application to work as _______ [mention the job post] at our company. We truly appreciate your consideration and interest, but we are sorry to inform you that we could not offer you the mentioned post.

Your qualifications and credentials were quite impressive but the interview sessions that was held on ________ [mention the date] was unsatisfactory. After a careful consideration and discussions, we have found that there are other candidates matching our requirements more closely. Also, it was because _______________________________________ [briefly mention the reason behind candidate’s rejection] that we are unable to offer you a position at our organization.

We are sure that your strong academic skills, proficiencies and professionalism will assist you in earning a respectable position at some other company. We will contact you for any such job vacancy, if any, in future, arises.

Thanks for your time and efforts to apply at our company. We wish you all the best for your job search.


___________ [sender’s name]

___________ [sender’s designation]

___________ [name and address of the sender’s company]

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