Job Interview Follow-Up Etiquette

Martin Yate
job interview first or last name etiquette
job interview first or last name etiquette

A Knock em Dead Facebook follower writes, "When writing a 'Thank you for the interview' letter, should I address the person by first name since I usually refer to them by their first name in the interview?"

An interesting question of professional etiquette, where as much depends on the age and status differential between interviewer and candidate, as it depends on the interviewer being addressed as s/he prefers. Let's review the essential rule of interview address and then apply it to a thank you or follow-up letter.