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Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 000011
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 07-06-2023
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Document Summary

This “Candidate Rejection Letter” is used post interview by an employer to inform a candidate that he/she has not been selected for the job.


This candidate rejection letter sample or rejection email template can save you a lot of time when sending negative responses to candidates. This customizable candidate rejection letter sample or rejection email template can be used to inform candidates about disqualifications in different stages of your hiring process. Writing and sending a clear and positive rejection letter is crucial for ensuring a great employer branding and improving your candidate experience, which can have a direct outcome on your future hiring success.

A candidate rejection letter or email is a document an employer sends to job candidates who did not make it into the next phase of your selection process.

Writing and sending a clear and positive rejection letter is not only a kind, but a proper and professional way to address your candidates.

Candidates appreciate receiving official notification via rejection letters or emails from companies in which they invested the time to apply.

Also, despite popular belief, a candidate’s experience does not end when you decide not to hire them. Candidates that do not make the cut for one position may be a perfect fit for another future job opening.

This is why sending a great rejection letter is a key to building your talent pool. Building a good talent pool and being ready to find and hire quality candidates is essential for more productive and faster hiring process.


This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.

Before Execution

- The information on this front page or contained in the headers and footers of this instrument are for guidance purposes only.

- Please delete this front page together with the information contained in the headers, footers and the endnotes prior to circulating this letter. Where square brackets […] and highlights are used in the document, it indicates that there is missing or incomplete information which will need to be incorporated prior to signature.

- Please remove the square brackets and all highlighting prior to signature.