With casual dress codes, increased flexibility, and remote workers, most businesses are less traditional than they once were. Yet, according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps, one job search practice that maintains its importance is the thank-you note.
When making a decision about who to hire, eighty percent of human resources (HR) managers state that they take thank-you messages into account. Unfortunately, the survey found that only 24 percent of applicants sent thank-you messages, down from 51 percent in 2007. HR managers were asked, “When it comes to making