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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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The Good News Letter

Once you get your new job, be sure to send a thank you note to everyone in your personal and professional networks who …
◆ Gave you hot tips and practical advice.
◆ Introduced you to contacts, even if those contacts didn’t lead to your new job.
◆ Served as job or character references by writing letters of recommendation or speaking with your prospective employers.
◆ Helped with your resume, interviewing skills, or salary negotiations.
◆ Provided a shoulder to lean on when things got emotional.
◆ Lent you a hand when it came to personal matters (such as childcare or financial help) so you could pursue your job search.
Here’s an easy way to thank your support group: write a good news letter. This is a form note that announces ...

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