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Don't send any reply. They told you they received your application and will contact you when they're ready. There's nothing for you to say, and any email you send with a non-message will just clutter their inbox and waste their time. Unless you have something of substance to say or a question you need answered, don't send them anything.


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Don't send anything. They have explicitly told you that they will contact you. They are not expecting an acknowledgement. They do not need an acknowledgement. If you didn't get their email, they would expect you to follow up, so the assumption is you received it, until you prove otherwise with a follow up email. Some may say that it's always a good idea to ...


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Seems like it might just be a little mixup. If I encountered this, I'd just send the message to both addresses using a CC option and point out in the message that I wasn't sure which address it was supposed to be and that it might be some kind of mixup in their page. At best, they'll appreciate both your attention to detail and willingness to help them ...


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File it away - either in your trash can or, if you are closely tracking the status of all your job applications, in a relevant folder.


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If the "thank you for your application" message was the first e-mail they sent you, it is worth replying to confirm round-trip communication. It can be a very simple quote of their message with "Thank you" added. If you have already established that the secretary is sending to the right e-mail address do not clutter their mailbox with a ...


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You have a few options. You don't NEED to use the mailto: link. You have the email address listed. You can simply send your letter to that address and address it to the appropriate person. It's possible the JBlogs address has been deleted and the person has left the company and this is a copy/paste error. Or you can assume this is something scammy and just ...


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You are not mandated to send any response, however, a thank-you response does not harm. You can reply with something like Dear XXX, Thanks for the acknowledgement. I will wait to hear back from you. Meanwhile, if you need any further information, I'd be happy to provide the same. Regards, Rishab.


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It's certainly a data protection issue if the revealed the fact that you left due to poor health without asking you permission. They should not have even told other people at your company, other than those who need to know for some reason. You should email the company HR department and explain that you are not happy with this information being shared within ...


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Your question is somewhat vague in the details of what "private" information was distributed, however in the vast majority of organisations any information that contains more than one piece of uniquely identifiable information (i.e. name, email address, photo etc.) is considered sensitive and confidential information, and should not be distributed ...


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It is important to note that in most cases these days "thanks for your application" messages are automated emails generated by the company's online hiring portal. That email is just to confirm that the hiring portal worked as intended and that the company is now able to review your application when they get to it. Not only do you not need to ...


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This <a href="mailto:someone@example.com"> thingy is already a part of the software. If it is wrong, this is simply a bug. Or maybe the writer has not been skilled enough with some authoring tool. Forgot to update the link after updating the visible part. Or the authoring tool itself is buggy. You should always use the link visible for humans....


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So who do I address my email to? "Fred Nurk" or "Joe Blogs"? It doesn't make a difference how you start the letter. When you send a cover letter it will be read by multiple people. The screener will read it; the one doing the phone interview will read it; the 3-5 people conducting the face-to-face interviews will read it. Then the hiring ...


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