Careers Succeeding at Work Sample Employment Letters: Job Offer, Rejection, and More Use These Sample Employment Letters in Your Workplace Share PINTEREST Email Print Succeeding at Work Human Resources Hiring Best Practices Job Search Resources Glossary Employment Law Employee Motivation Employee Management Management Careers Management & Leadership Employee Benefits By Susan M. Heathfield Susan M. Heathfield Susan Heathfield is an HR and management consultant with an MS degree. She has decades of experience writing about human resources. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 04/06/20 These sample employment letters will assist you to reject job candidates, make job offers, welcome employees, and more. They are an effective way to stay in touch with every candidate throughout your hiring process. If you want to be an employer of choice who attracts the very best employees, you'll want to communicate with your candidates every step of the way. These sample letters will help you communicate effectively. Use these sample employment letters to develop the employment letters you use in your organization. Job Offer Letters Blend Images / Ariel Skelley / Getty Images The job offer letter is provided to the candidate you have selected for the position. Most frequently, the candidate and the organization have verbally negotiated the conditions of hire and the job offer letter confirms the verbal agreements. These sample job offer letters include an executive job offer letter, a mid-career job offer letter, an early career job offer letter, and a sales job offer letter. See sample job offer employment letters. Job Offer Letter Sample for an Early Career Employee Lane Oatey / Blue Jean Images / Getty Images Need a sample job offer letter for an employee who is early in her career? There is quite a difference in terms of simplicity, opportunities for negotiation, perks, and benefits from job offers you use for more senior employees. See the sample early career job offer letter. Job Offer Letter: Executive Introduction Chris Ryan / Getty Images This job offer letter is customized for the high-level director, vice president, CEO or other employees who will work in your organization at the executive level. Their offer letters are more complex than those received by lower-level employees in the organization. Executive contracts are often far more lengthy as the agreements reached can cover everything from compensation, moving expenses, and signing bonuses to millions of dollars in severance packages and stock options. Rejection Letter Samples: Before and After an Interview H. Armstrong Roberts / ClassicStock / Getty Images Need rejection letters for candidates that you need to notify that they were not selected? Here are two samples. In the first, the candidate's application did not make the cut and so she was not selected to come in for an in person job interview. In the second sample, the candidate did participate in a job interview but was not considered as qualified as other candidates. Both provide sample rejection letters. Candidate Rejection Letter Klaus Vedfelt / Iconica / Getty Images Sending a candidate rejection letter to the applicants who were not selected for the job is an extra, but positive step, your company can take to build goodwill with candidates and establish yourself as an employer of choice. A candidate rejection letter may momentarily make the candidate sad, but it's better for both the employer and the candidate to share official notification. Plus, in an effective candidate rejection letter, you can indicate whether you have ongoing interest even though you had a more qualified candidate that you hired for this job. Sample Rejection Letter: Bad Cultural Fit Gianni Diliberto / fStop / Getty Images The following is a sample rejection letter for a candidate who did not appear to be a good fit for the open position or your company. This letter could be used to inform a prospective employee you think would not be a good cultural fit that they have not received the position. Candidate Rejection Letter: Would Hire for the Right Job Getty Images Here is a sample rejection letter for an applicant you’d like to hire in your company. You had a more qualified applicant for the current position, but you'd consider this candidate for a different position. New Employee Welcome Letter Getty Images You'll want to send your new employee a welcome letter shortly after he or she has accepted your job offer. This makes the employee feel needed and welcome in your organization. It confirms to the employee that the decision to join your organization was correct and suitable. The new employee arrives for work on day one with positive morale and outlook. See a sample new employee welcome letter. Sample, Simple Employee Welcome Letter Caiaimage / Sam Edwards / Getty Images Here's a simple, sample welcome letter for new employees. This sample welcome letter serves just one purpose. You are welcoming your new employee to your organization. Sample New Employee Introduction Letter Prasit photo / Getty Images This sample new employee introduction letter welcomes the new employee and introduces the new employee to his or her new coworkers. A nice touch for the employee introduction into the company is to schedule an informal time, with food and drinks, for coworkers to greet the new employee. See a sample employee introduction employment letter.