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Coach imageQ: Hi Coach - I just had a job interview that went pretty well.  My friend said I should send a "thank you" to the lady I interviewed with, should I?

A: You have a smart friend - yes you should!  This is great opportunity to draw positive attention to yourself, and something most people will not do.  If you know the hiring decision won't be made for a week or so, then mailing a "thank you" is fine.  If the hiring decision will be made within a day or two of your interview, then call the person you interviewed with and leave them a recorded voice message (if you can't speak with them live).  Keep your message brief - simply thank them again for their time and let them know that you hope to become part of their team!

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