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I have applied for a job and my recruiter said to me that he would contact with person X and give me information whether I succeed or not as soon as possible. Unfortunately, I haven't heard from him and I wonder how can I ask in a polite way if he has some information about me ?

I was thinking about this one : Do you have any information from X about my interview ?

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Start your correspondence politely, then ask

Could you please update me with any information on (maybe too polite)
Would you have any information about my interview
Would you have an update on my interview
Has there been any feedback on my interview
Have you heard anything about my interview
Is there any news on my interview

about the interview, and end it nicely with

Kind regards
Many thanks
(BrE)
Sincerely yours

Good luck!

  • Thank you, but I am not sure how to finish those sentences. I completely don't understand why should I use would in second and third sentence. – Ponb Feb 15 '16 at 11:45
  • Just add my interview, the headhunter will already know that's why you are contesting them, but you may also want to remind them which company it was with. – Peter Feb 15 '16 at 11:49
  • Maybe it's a stupid question, but I can't understand why 2 & 3 sentence start with "Would" . Can I use "Do" instead ? What's the difference – Ponb Feb 15 '16 at 11:53
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    No question is stupid. It is possible to use do instead of would and both mean the same. Would is more polite, but debatable if necessary for a headhunter. – Peter Feb 15 '16 at 12:26
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    @Ponb : We frequently use past-form modals as courtesy forms. In Anglo-American culture ordinary indicatives and imperatives are perceived as an imposition on the hearer, and would, could, might are used to make requests more tentative and less demanding – StoneyB Feb 15 '16 at 12:27

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