How to send emails responding to open job applications?
Even when you don't have job opening for positions job seekers are interested in, you should respond to their application. You never know, they may be the perfect candidates for some of your future job openings.
Responding to open job applications should be done in a timely manner to ensure positive candidate experience. You could set it up to go automatically saying that you will get in touch after reviewing, or you could take 2-3 days to review and answer based on your needs.
Here is an email template to respond to open application when you have a job opening that would be a good match for the candidate.
Email template to respond to open applications- job opportunity
Subject line: Thank you for your interest in [company name]
Dear [candidate name],
Thank you for sending open job application to [company name]! After reviewing your application, cover letter and resume, I realized that your profile could be a very good match for [open position] we have vacant.
That being said, I would like to ask you to fill our formal job application fro [open position].
Here is the [link]!
Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
I look forward to reviewing your application!