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Application Acknowledgement Letter Sample

Let Your Candidates Know That You Received Their Resume and Cover Letter


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Do you need a sample application acknowledgement letter? Here is a sample application acknowledgement letter for the applicants who apply for your open position. Use this sample letter to develop your own letters to tell anxious applicants that you have received their application and resume.

This letter is your standard applicant response letter for the resumes and applications you receive. Since many of these applications arrive in email, response via email is acceptable.


Name of Applicant

Applicant's Address

Dear (Use Applicant's Name):

We appreciate your interest in (Company Name) and the position of (Name of Position) for which you applied. We are reviewing applications currently and expect to schedule interviews in the next couple of weeks. If you are selected for an interview, you can expect a phone call from our Human Resources staff shortly.

Thank you, again, for your interest in our company. We do appreciate the time you invested in this application.


Real Person's Name and Signature

Example: HR Director for the Employee Selection Team

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