Rejection email to candidates template

Personalize this Rejection email to candidates email template to send important emails to candidates, and keep them engaged.

This rejection letter or email template is for you to inform candidates about the rejection for job opening they applied to. Use it to inform candidates about disqualifications in different stages of your hiring process. You can just copy and paste this rejection letter template, and customize based on your specific needs and requirements. This sample can be used as letter or an email. Briefly but clearly explain the reason why the candidate did not pass to the next round. 

Rejection letter to candidates

How to send a rejection letter or email to candidates

When rejecting a candidate for a specific job role, keep in mind that these same candidates may be a good fit for some other current or future job opening.
Building a good talent pool and being ready to find and hire quality candidates is essential for more productive and faster hiring process. In addition, this is a great strategy for strengthening your company’s reputation and Employer Branding strategy.
In order to stay in touch and engage with your current talent pool, use this sample of emails for candidate relationship building.

Template for rejection letter to candidate 

Dear [candidate name],
Thank you very much for investing your time and effort to interview with our team about our [role title] position at [company name].
All of us really enjoyed meeting you, learning about your skills and experiences and having a really interesting conversation.
Unfortunately, at this time, we decided to proceed our selection process with another candidate.
It is a decision we didn't make easily because you are really a strong candidate with a wonderful personality.
We will definitely keep your resume in our talent database, and in case that we have a job opening that better fits your profile, we will make sure to get in touch with you.
If you have any further questions or need more feedback, please do not hesitate to ask. I will be more than happy to answer any of your questions.
I wish you best of luck in your future endeavors and hope we'll have a chance to meet again soon.
Regards,
[Sender Name]


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