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After my interview I sent an Thank you email for the Managing Director of the company and he replied after a day with "Thank you for coming down and  I will get back to with a response by Tuesday at the latest as I got few more candidates to interview." now my question is whether to reply to this email or not. If I need to email what should I tell.

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Hi Jeff
Nice gesture from your end and a way to stay connected. The MD has also been courteous in his response. Hopefully he does intend getting back.

If it is recent & not yet Tue, I would respond with a "Thanks for your response. Look forward to your feedback after you have met with the other candidates. Will truly appreciate a feedback."

In case Tue has gone past, I would respond with a "Hope you have seen the other candidates. Will be grateful if you can share your honest feedback about me & let me know where I stand. Look forward to your response."

Hope this helps. Do revert if you want me to clarify any aspect or have other queries. All the best.



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Pankaj Bhargava


Questions related to choice of career, inter-personal issues at the workplace, performance management issues, structure issues, compensation structuring issues, culture building issues, linking HR with org. strategy


22 years in HR and Org. Development, designing & facilitating interventions, leading an HR team of an Indian multinational & facilitating multiple organizations across industries to build the desired culture to serve business need

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B. Tech (Chemical Engineering) from IIT Mumbai (one of the most reputed engineering school in India) and PGDM (MBA) from IIM Kolkata (one of the most reputed management institutes in India).

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Was awarded the Gold Medal for excellence in HR by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce at IIM

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