Use this still interviewing other candidates email template to let job applicants know that you are still interviewing other candidates and will make a decision soon.
This email is useful if your hiring process is lengthy. You don’t want to dedicate time to interviewing and considering candidates only to find out that they have accepted a job offer somewhere else in the meantime.
Sending an email to let applicants know that you have not yet finished the interview process can help keep them interested in the position with your company. In your email be sure to let applicants know when they can expect you to make a decision.
Still Interviewing Other Candidates Email Template
Subject line: Your application for the [Job Title] position at [Company Name]
Hi [Candidate Name]/Dear [Candidate Name],
I wanted to give you an update on the status of the [Job Title] position at [Company Name]. We received a large number of applications and are still interviewing other candidates for the position. These interviews will be conducted over the next [time frame, eg two weeks]. After all interviews have been held, our hiring team will go over all of the applications, resumes, and interview notes to determine which candidate is best suited for the position.
If your application is not selected, we will send an email to let you know that you were unsuccessful. We will, however, keep your resume on file in the event that a more suitable position opens up.
If you are selected for the [Job Title] position, you will receive an email with more details about the job offer.
Whether you are selected for this role or not, you can expect to hear from us in [time frame, eg three weeks], by [Date, eg July 17th].
Thank you for your interest in working with [Company Name].
[Email signature and contact information]