If you were Googling “thank you note after interview” in the hopes that someone on the world wide web would tell you they’re outdated and relieve you of your duty… you’re in the wrong place. Like it or not, thank you notes remain a must. Whether it’s an informational interview or traditional job interview, you need to send a thank you note. But is an email enough these days? Does a handwritten note really help your chances? What should you say besides “thanks for your time!” Fear not—we’re breaking it down for you. 1. Why Is the Thank You So Important? Read more.