First, thank the interviewer for their time and consideration.
Then give them the option of providing feedback (without demanding it).
Something along the lines of, “If you do have any feedback for me, I’d love to use it to make myself a stronger candidate for the future” is a good way to approach it.
How do you ask for feedback?
There are a few common types of question you can ask in order to receive feedback:
- Open-ended questions.
- Yes / No or rating based questions.
- Ask for honesty.
- Be specific and timely.
- Listen to learn.
- Ask clarifying questions.
- Take notes.
- Commit and follow up.
Is it OK to ask for feedback after rejection?
I’d recommend asking the employer for feedback soon after they tell you they decided not to hire you. If you receive a rejection email, I’d respond within 24 hours (wait at least a few hours though; you don’t want to sound desperate or panicked).
How do I ask for feedback if I didn’t get the job?
Use the following steps to ask why you didn’t get hired and turn this bummer of a situation into a fantastic learning experience!
- Do some reflecting on how the interview went.
- Send a follow up email.
- Ask the interviewer for feedback.
- Request to keep in touch for future opportunities.
How do you ask for feedback after an interview rejection template?
Ask for feedback within a day of receiving a rejection email. Thank them for the follow-up. Make it clear that you want to improve your job search and marketability within your career. Ask them if there was a particular moment or experience during the interview that was lackluster.