By Ed Mendlowitz
The CPA Trendlines Practice Doctor
QUESTION: Do you recommend sending rejection letters to someone I interview and do not hire?
RESPONSE: Yes. Early on I did not send them, but when email came more universal, we sent them messages that way. Now we use postal mail and send the letter on our letterhead. We feel it is more courteous and respectful. The letter is similar to this:
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