Applicant rejection

Recruiting Email Templates

You can use the template below to politely let an applicant know that they have not been selected for a certain position or they have not been selected to go further in the candidate pooling process.

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Dear (First name),

I hope this email finds you well.

I am writing this email to thank you for your interest in joining our company and organization. Unfortunately, we regret to inform you that you have not been selected for the job positions you applied for. Although we were very impressed with your resume and cover letter, this job position was very competitive and the applicant pool consisted of many talented individuals, like you.

However, we will keep your resume in our records and get in touch with you if any future opportunities arise that fit your skills and experiences. 

We wish you all the best in your process of job searching and hope that we will consider you for a future opportunity that suits you.

Have a great day!

Kind regards and stay safe,

(Your name)

(Your signature)

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