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Rejection

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39129.686771.59 (Published 22 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:428
  1. Mary Black (drmaryblack@gmail.com)

    A senior colleague who had applied for an unpaid non-executive director post received his “no thank you” letter today. It was short, electronically signed by the director “in his absence,” omitted the usual flowery bits praising the candidate, and came as an email attachment called “rejection.” Not the best example of cutting edge management practice. However, if you want to see some even worse rejection letters take a look at www.lettersofrejection.com, which lists more than 200 examples from the United States.

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