Feel free to copy and paste and modify it to your needs.

General Response

Message:

Thank you for contacting me about a potential position.

I am currently [employed / on contract] at [company name] and [am/am not] actively seeking a new position.

I will resume my active job search after [MM/DD/YY]. Please feel free to contact me then.

In the future, I will be seeking a [contract / full-time] position — [duration for preferred contract length].

I will be seeking an [hourly rate (W2 or corp-to-corp) / annual salary] of $________.

I prefer to work [preferred location].

No, [UNpreferred location] is NOT a viable option for me, thanks for your consideration.

For an updated copy of my resume, please click the links below to download MS Word copies of my resume – a full-length expanded version, as well as a condensed version.

<link to expanded resume>

<link to brief resume>

Thank you again for your interest. I look forward to speaking with you in the future.

Best regards,

Name

<hiring email address>

<LinkedIn profile url>

Mobile: [###.###.####]

Let’s say you’re on a contract that’s ending soon, and you’re going back on the market in a few months:

Message

Thank you for contacting me about a potential position.

I am currently on contract at Bose until the end of March, 2016 and am NOT currently seeking a new position.

I will resume my active job search around 3/1/16. Please feel free to contact me then.

In the future, I will be seeking contract positions — 6 months minimum. I will be seeking an hourly rate (W2) of $85.

I prefer to work either in downtown Boston, or on the 495 corridor between Westborough and Littleton.

No, Waltham and the Rte 128 corridor is NOT a viable option for me, thanks for your consideration.

For an updated copy of my resume, please click the links below to download MS Word copies of my resume – a full-length expanded version, as well as a condensed version.

http://www.kaystoner.com/hirekay/kays-expanded-resume.doc

http://www.kaystoner.com/hirekay/kays-brief-resume.doc

Thank you again for your interest. I look forward to speaking with you in the future.

Best regards,

Kay Stoner

hirekay@kaystoner.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaystoner

Mobile: 617.555.1234