Video:How to Accept a Job Offerwith Alison Doyle
It's a good idea to accept a job offer with a formal document in writing. Here, learn how to accept a job offer with a written letter.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Accept a Job OfferEven if you have accepted a job over the phone, it's a good idea to write a job acceptance letter to confirm the details of employment and to formally accept the job offer.
Format of a Letter to Accept a Job OfferYour letter can be brief, but, should include the following:
- Thanks and appreciation for the opportunity
- Written acceptance of the job offer
- The terms and conditions of employment (salary, benefits)
- Starting date of employment
Tips for Writing a Letter to Accept a Job OfferAddress the letter to the person who offered you the position. Include your contact information and phone number, even though it is on file with the employer.
Make sure that your letter is well written and does not contain typos or grammatical errors.
Even though you already have been offered the job, you want to make sure all your correspondence is professional.
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