What’s one of the biggest mistakes job seekers make when sending thank you notes after the interview (besides not sending one at all)? It’s not using this opportunity for the job-winning advantage that it is. Job seekers who send generic notes that say, ‘Thank you so much for meeting with me. I am excited about this opportunity and look forward to speaking with you again’ are missing a chance to boost their chances of getting the offer. You absolutely do want to thank them for the opportunity to speak with them. Gratitude is always good. However, this is also your chance to point out things that support hiring you. Read more.