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 don't have any job vacancies.
Email template to respond to open applications- no vacancies
Subject line: Thank you for your interest in [company name]
Dear [candidate name],
Thank you for sending open job application to [company name]!
Unfortunately, at this time, we don't have any job vacancies that would match your profile and interests. However, I will add you to our talent pool, and I will notify you in case that we have a job opening for which you would be a good match.
I thank you once again for choosing [company name] as your employer of choice. That means a lot to us!
Best regards and best of luck with your job search,