With the help of some wonderful referrals from her LinkedIn network, Doreen won a job in Public Relations for a publishing company. As a new college graduate, she realizes this could be the beginning of a promising career.
Here's the thank-you email Rachel sent for the job offer:
Thank you for selecting me as your new Public Relations Representative. I feel honored to have you as my supervisor and mentor at such an early point in my career. I plan to direct every ounce of energy to demonstrating that you made the right hiring decision.
If Doreen had sent a hardcopy thank-you letter, here's what it might have looked like: