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Elizabeth Bromstein | May 29, 2015 10:53 am

There are a lot of things you need to get across in the job interview — that you can do the job, that you want the job, that you are trustworthy. But there’s one message many of us might forget to send the hiring manager, and it is perhaps the most important message of all.

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