Notice that the word is common, not polite or considerate.
This is a sample letter for an applicant who is encouraged to apply again. John Smith Candidate's Address City, State, Zip Code Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to come into Johnson Company to interview with our employee selection team. You have not been selected for the position, at this time.Use this letter to mark your position as an employer of choice. We encourage you to apply for positions, for which you qualify, with the Johnson Company in the future.Do you need a candidate rejection letter that you can use in your organization to let candidates know that they were not selected for the job?This rejection letter tells your candidate professionally and kindly that another candidate was selected.Say that you’re in the middle of an Instant Messaging (IM) exchange, and you realize that the prospect just isn’t a match. And for the record, the inappropriate actions are Regarding those first two actions, your prospect would probably think you had computer problems and keep trying to reach you, which isn’t what you want. And regarding the porno action, sending pornographic material can be construed as harassment and get you into a heap of legal trouble.
The Internet-appropriate action to take is to simply say“I need to stop now. If it’s an argument telling you why you are a match, simply sign off. Regarding the third action, no stranger is worth any emotional investment on your part, especially negative ones. If someone has really incensed you, avoid further trouble even though you’re anonymous. They are unlikely to go postal on you, but some people are sufficiently sick to do some serious libel and slander.Say that you get an e-mail from someone, and you can tell immediately that you have no interest in communicating with that person.Here are the Internet-appropriate ways to say no: Note that Internet dating sites vary in the sophistication of their features.Just as dogs get only one bite (actually, they don’t get any free bites), your discouraged suitor gets only one “apology” from you. The following line is pretty darn effective but only use it as a last resort:“You need to know that if you attempt to contact me again, I’ll report your activities as an abuse to the dating site.The site will then begin to monitor all your e-mail messages and kick you off the system if it doesn’t like what you’re writing.” Afterward, break off the communication.When your goal is to make a clean break from the person who won’t let go (or any prospect, for that matter), never argue or defend yourself.