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Acknowledging a job offer, neither accepting nor declining

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Sample Acknowledging a job offer, neither accepting nor declining

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Recruitment is a lengthy process and you need to keep in touch with the recruiter/employer through the entire process. There are several professional letters that you can send to the recruiter to let them know that you are interested in the job opening. An acknowledging job offer letter is written to let the employer know that you are still interested in the job opening and will reply back within the stipulated time given to you. Use professional language to draft this letter, make sure that letter does not indicate anything negative. It is important to keep in touch with the employer, so that the employer does not feel that you are not interested in the job offer provided to you.

Following are the cover letter samples for acknowledging a job offer, neither accepting nor declining:

Acknowledging a job offer, neither accepting nor declining

David D. Slane,
1664 Hillcrest Avenue,
Hanover, MA 02339,
(781)-456 7890.

Date: Feb 1, 2004.

Mr. Daniel S. Manners,
HR Manager,
Alpha Financial Services,
3491 Ferguson Street,
Milford, MA 01757.

Dear Mr. Manners,

This is to acknowledge your job offer letter dated January 25, 2004, offering me the position of an Accounts Representative in your firm. I thank you for this offer and also for your kind consideration.

Alpha Financial Services have been one of the top ranking companies and after meeting you and the staff during the interview my respect and regards for the company have only increased. I am certain to join your firm; however I could communicate my decision in the next couple of weeks. I would make sure that my decision reaches you before your deadline of March 1, 2004.

In the meanwhile I would keep you posted with the update and I thank you for giving me ample time to take this important career decision. I also hope that my decision would be in the best interest of my future career and also for your firm.

Please do not hesitate to call me for any clarification or queries if any.


David D. Slane,
Senior Student, Accounts,

Acknowledging a job offer, neither accepting nor declining Sample

Andrew Fenton,
3251 Buffalo Creek Road,
Hendersonville, TN 37075,

Date: Feb 21, 2004

Mr. Thomas R. Parker,
Recruitment Head,
Alpha Financial Inc,
273 Java Lane,
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Dear Mr. Parker,

I acknowledge the receipt of your job offer letter for the post of junior accountant. Thank you for considering my request to extending the date of joining to March 25, 2004, and providing me ample of time to think about the job offer. I assure you that as per the telephonic discussion we had I will let you know about my decision of accepting the job offer by March 30, 2004. I assure you that I will take a decision that will be in the interest of the company and my professional goals.

I would like to thank you for trusting me and giving me extra time to think about the job offer. If I need to submit any details, then I can be contacted at (615)-824-0007 or 4081478954. Thank you for selecting me for the post of junior accountant in your company.


Andrew Fenton

Use the sample acknowledging job offer letter provided above for reference. Avoid mentioning details about job offers from other companies. Candidates, who have received multiple offers from different companies and are trying to choose the best option, should never provide the details of other job offers. It is important to create the right impression on the employer. Because even if you do not join the company, positive impression will help you keep new avenues open for future career endeavors.

As you are applying for job in financial firm, you are expected to send an error-free neat cover letter. Hence, it is essential to proof read the cover letter, before sending it along with the resume. Get rid of all the spelling, typing and grammar mistakes. When you are sending the cover letter, use an envelope that has the employers address printed over it. Sending cover letter in an envelope with hand written address should be avoided.


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