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Learn How To Effectively Send A Follow Up Email After Phone Interview (7 Samples!)

Follow Up Email After Phone Interview

Now that you’ve had your phone interview, it can be challenging to be in the state of sitting back and waiting for the response. But if you want to take a proactive approach, I have created some templates for a follow-up email after a phone interview.

Sending follow-up emails after a phone interview will also help to maximize your chances of staying on the interviewer’s radar, and heighten your chance of success.

Feel free to use any of the below templates for your own email and adjust them as you please. Let’s get started!

Follow Up Email After Phone Interview (7 Samples!)

Follow Up Email After Phone Interview

1. Follow up email after phone interview: Directly after the interview (option 1)

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to discuss this position of [ROLE NAME] at [COMPANY NAME]. I enjoyed our conversation and felt inspired after we spoke. I feel confident that my expertise and values align with [COMPANY NAME], and would love the opportunity to be part of this organization.

I appreciate your time and energy in our phone interview and wish to let you know that I am eager about this position, and looking forward to hearing your decision.

If there’s anything I can help you with during this process, such as additional references or another interview, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,

[YOUR NAME]

2. Follow up email after phone interview: Directly after the interview (option 2)

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

I appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to be present for our phone interview. I understand you may have many applicants for a role like this, and our conversation further solidified for me what a wonderful company [COMPANY NAME] is.

I’m looking forward to hearing about your decision, and please know that if there’s anything additional you require from me, such as another reference or another interview, please contact me.

I felt called to continue to research [COMPANY NAME] and some of the topics we discussed, as I felt inspired after our discussion. This feels like a great fit for both of us, and I hope you felt this also.

Looking forward to your response.

All the best,

[YOUR NAME]

3. Follow up email after phone interview: Directly after the interview (option 3)

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

Thank you again for talking with me today in our interview, I felt energized and inspired after our discussion and felt even more interested in this role.

Having heard about the values of [COMPANY NAME], and learned a little about the organizational culture that you expressed, I can say with certainty that it would be a pleasure to be working as a [ROLE NAME] for [COMPANY NAME].

Let me know if you need any additional information from me, in terms of references, or if you’d like to schedule another talk. I understand you will still be in the process of interviewing, so I will patiently await your response.

Again, I appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to be present for our phone interview.

Thank you,

[YOUR NAME]

4. Follow up email after phone interview: One week after the interview (option 1)

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

Once more, thank you again for taking the time last week to speak about my application for [ROLE NAME]. It made me certain that [COMPANY NAME] is the kind of company that I would be proud to work for, and I am grateful to have has the chance to express my interest in this role.

I understand you may have a big process in going through applicants, so I just wanted to reach out in this email to let you know that I am happy to provide you with any additional information that you may need to help you make your decision.

I believe that with my passion, expertise, and experience, [COMPANY NAME] and I are a great fit.

Looking forward to your response.

All the best,

[YOUR NAME]

5. Follow up email after phone interview: One week after the interview (option 2)

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

I am very grateful for your time and energy last week in our phone interview. The way that you described what you were looking for in a [ROLE NAME] really inspired me to look deeper into the topics we spoke about, and already I feel that I have learned a great deal about [COMPANY NAME]. 

This has made me even more eager to know your decision, as I’m just as interested (if not more interested) in this position.

I understand you may be in the process of interviewing and shortlisting still, so I will patiently await your response.

If anything comes up at this stage that you’d like to hear more about from me, please don’t hesitate to reach out and I will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

I’m looking forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you for your consideration.

Best regards,

[YOUR NAME]

6. Follow up email after phone interview: Two weeks after the interview

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

I hope this finds you well. I’m reaching out to you, as it has now been two weeks since we spoke about my application for ROLE in our phone interview.

I am still very interested to work for [COMPANY NAME], as I believe we are a great fit, from what we discussed and having learned more about the values and mission of [COMPANY NAME].

If I can help you in this stage of your hiring process, please let me know. I’m happy to provide additional references or to schedule another phone or in-person interview at any time.

Looking forward to hearing your response.

Thank you,

[YOUR NAME]

7. Follow up email after phone interview: Three weeks after the interview

Hi [INTERVIEWER’S NAME],

As it has now been three weeks since our phone interview for the role [ROLE NAME], I wish to reach out once more to see how you are going in your process of making a decision.

In this period of waiting, I have been learning more about the history of [COMPANY NAME] and have dived deeper into some of the topics that we discussed, such as [REFERENCE PART OF CONVERSATION]. It has me feeling inspired and motivated at the possibility of being offered this role, as I truly feel that it’s a perfect fit for us both.

If you’d like to discuss anything that has since come up as your progress in your hiring, please feel free to contact me for any additional information, or to schedule another call.

I’m very much looking forward to hearing your response and your potential decision on this role. Once more, thank you for your consideration.

All the best,

[YOUR NAME]

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