A sample letter for a situation you should avoid at all costs -- taking back your acceptance of a job offer.
Rescinding an Accepted Job Offer - Sample Letter
7 Shawnee Road
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Ms. Julie Cline
1010 Peachtree Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Dear Ms. Cline:
I want to thank you for offering me the position as a financial analyst at Handy Industries, as well as for the time you and your team spent with me during the interview process. When I accepted the position, I was sure that we were a perfect match.
After some additional reflection and soul-searching, however, I need to rescind my acceptance of your generous job offer. While I hold you, your team, and Handy Industries in the highest regard, I am not in a position at this time to accept your offer.
I want to wish you and Handy Industries the best in continued success.
Thank you again, Ms. Cline, for all your time and effort. Perhaps our paths will cross again someday.