How Do You Write a Thank You Note for Coworkers?

How Do You Write a Thank You Note for Coworkers?

Writing a thank you note consists of knowing who to send the note to, what to say and when to send. Starting the note is the hardest part, but if it is broken down into easy to understand steps, anyone can create a beautifully handwritten thank you note.

Handwritten thank you notes are a great way to express gratitude for many things. When writing a thank you note for a coworker or anyone else, there are a few basic steps that should be followed to make it easier.

  1. Who
  2. Determine who the thank note is for, writing down anyone who helped out, offered condolences or presented a gift depending on the circumstances.

  3. What
  4. Writing down specifically what each thank you note is for next to the recipient's name helps eliminate some confusion and stress when writing.

  5. Greeting
  6. Make sure the name is spelled correctly and offer a warm greeting, such as "It was a great day when ..."

  7. Details
  8. When writing the thank you note include, specific details, such as what gift was given and how it is useful, how they helped and why it meant so much and other details that are unique to that person.

  9. When
  10. Know when to send the thank you note. In most instances, thank you notes should go out right away, so the recipient receives it within a few days.