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“If you decide to decline a job offer, do so tactfully, using the model for negative messages” (Bovee,Thill)
Write a letter declining a job offer. Make sure to open your letter warmly, inform the company of the reason for refusing the offer, decline the job offer explicitly and close your letter in a very positive and pleasant tone. This letter needs to portray your sincerity and tactfulness in order to leave the door open for future contacts.
Word count: 200 words
(Do not use the wording of the sample I put below)
Thank you for your hospitality during my interview at your Durham facility last month. I’m flattered that you would offer me the computer analyst position that we talked about.
I was fortunate to receive two job offers during my search. Because my desire to work abroad can more readily be satisfied by another company, I have accepted that job offer.
I deeply appreciate the time you spent talking with me. thank you again for your consideration and kindness.