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    Post High Calibre

    Hi all,

    I appreciate your help regarding the below e-mail. I am going to send it to a CEO that I don't know personally.

    "I of course respect your decision whether or not I join the bank. But in business world, sometimes we know the value of things after some time.

    It might come a day in which the bank knows that it was better for it to bring a high calibre who is talented, a caliber who has in his pouch a lot to offer to the bank, a caliber who really can add a value to it ."

    Thanks,

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    Re: High Calibre

    Are you really planning to write to a CEO to say "You didn't offer me a job but trust me when I say that one day you'll change your mind when you realise how great I am"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: High Calibre

    As you have been told in other threads, Economist, accept that you have been turned down; move on. If you try this sort of thing every time you are turned down, the word is going to get around, and your applications won't even be considered in the future - by anybody.

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    Re: High Calibre

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Are you really planning to write to a CEO to say "You didn't offer me a job but trust me when I say that one day you'll change your mind when you realise how great I am"?
    Yes, that's exactly what I want to say.

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    Re: High Calibre

    Quote Originally Posted by Economist2010 View Post
    Yes, that's exactly what I want to say.
    Say it then.

    Good luck!

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    Re: High Calibre

    Quote Originally Posted by Economist2010 View Post
    Yes, that's exactly what I want to say.
    It doesn't matter how you dress it up with formal language, that's what it says and it will get you exactly nowhere. This is the last time I am going to repeat the advice above - you didn't get the job. Move on.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: High Calibre

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It doesn't matter how you dress it up with formal language, that's what it says and it will get you exactly nowhere. This is the last time I am going to repeat the advice above - you didn't get the job. Move on.
    I liked your feedback. Thanks ��

    But I didn't like it when you said "this is the last time". The tone is not soft, on the contrary, I felt that it is aggressive.

    I am here emsr2d2 to get my writings better not to have advice in that tone. However, when you or other team members give a sincere advice, I accept it with thanks.

    I come up with this email as in my culture it is acceptable especially when I used a diplomatic way I.e: I said "it was better for it to bring a high calibre" and didn't say "it will regret".

    At the end, I fully respect your advice and appreciate them as long as they are in a soft tone.

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    Re: High Calibre

    You can call it aggressive. I intended it to be forceful. Despite your saying that you appreciate our advice, you don't seem to follow it. Since there is clearly a cultural divide here, I'm going to leave it to others to deal with your posts from now on (if they want to).
    I wish you good luck in your job search.
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    Re: High Calibre

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You can call it aggressive. I intended it to be forceful. Despite your saying that you appreciate our advice, you don't seem to follow it. Since there is clearly a cultural divide here, I'm going to leave it to others to deal with your posts from now on (if they want to).
    I wish you good luck in your job search.
    Thanks emsr2d2 for your reply.

    Yes, I appreciate your advice and others' advice but sometimes it depends on the person to whom I will send the emails I.e: to a native Arabic speaker, I can send such strong e-mail in this thread so the ball is in my court. If it is a native English speaker, the ball is in your court and I accept all of your advice because of course you know better than me.

    I still appreciate to have your suggestions and advice on my posts but in a soft tone it will be much appreciated

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    Re: High Calibre

    I agree there does appear to be a cultural divide here, but you should remember that you're the one who should be accommodating the CEO's culture. What is his/her first language? Which country is this bank in?

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