Use “Looking forward to hearing from you” for your emails

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When emailing a client, recruiter, or business partner, it’s important to indicate that you’re waiting for their response to continue the process ➡️ By using a phrase like “looking forward to hearing from you”, you show that you’re engaged in the conversation and ready to move forward. 🌞


In the professional world, effective communication is essential to building and maintaining strong professional relationships. 🧱 💪

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However, it’s important to use this phrase well to avoid sounding rude or overly pushy. With that in mind, in this article I’m going to look at best practices for using this phrase effectively and professionally, are you ready?

I’ll also give you plenty of examples to use. 😉


Should I say, “I look forward to hearing from you”?

Yes, “I look forward to your return” is a common and appropriate way to express that you are expecting a response from your interlocutor in a professional context.

  • 🌸”While waiting” means “while waiting”, “while waiting”.
  • 🌸”From your return” refers to waiting for an answer, feedback or decision from your interlocutor.


Phrases that start with “Looking forward to hearing from you”

The best way to find phrases to end your mails or emails is to have ready-made examples, here are some of the best examples: 🎁

See more examples. 👇

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Use “I look forward to be hearing from you”

If you want to use a variation, you can replace “return” with “reply”, which more or less means the same thing. Here are some examples: 🌸

See more examples. 👇

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Examples of “I looked forward to hearing from you” for a Recruiter

This time you are a candidate for a job, and you need to end your email with a relevant sentence, use.

How to contact a recruiter. 👇

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Some examples “look forward to hearing from you” for a client

By the way, it’s “waiting” not “waiting for your answer”. Check your mistakes.😉


Phrases with “I await your returns”

By the way, it’s “return” not “returns”. Check your mistakes, there is no S.😉

Using this type of sentence makes you a little more direct, a little drier and less patient. It’s usually used for an email reminder.


Phrases with “Thank you for your quick feedback”

By using this sentence formula, you need a fairly urgent feedback, and you are trying to articulate it to your contact while remaining polite. Don’t use this when writing to a recruiter for a job: 😉


Phrases with “Thank you for your feedback”

A slightly more polite and “gentle” version, you can also say:


Should I say, “Thanks for your feedback”?

Yes, “thanks for your feedback” is a common and polite expression to express gratitude to someone who took the time to respond to a message or provide information. However, to avoid repetition, here are some variations you can use: 🌸

Finally, here are more examples to thank your interlocutors:

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Conclusion: “Looking forward to hearing from you”

Other words that may be synonymous are:

  • Yours sincerely,
  • My sincerest regards,
  • Best regards,
  • The expression of my sincere feelings,
  • The assurance of my sincere sentiments,
  • Yours truly,
  • My best regards,
  • Please accept my sincere sentiments,
  • Hoping for a reply from you,
  • Hoping to receive a positive answer from you,
  • Please accept my sincere greetings.

Personally, we don’t use these turns of phrase because they are heavy and not very personal. 🙊

Discover more templates for recruitment emails and also for email marketing campaigns.


FAQ: Phrases “Looking forward to hearing from you”

Should I use “thank you for your feedback” instead?

The phrases “thank you for your feedback” and “thank you for your feedback” have the same meaning and can be used interchangeably. However, “thank you for your return” may give a slightly more formal or polite impression, while “thank you for your return” is more informal and friendly. It all depends on the context and tone you want to take in your communication. 😉


Should I say, “Thank you for your return?”

Non, “Thank you for your return” is not the right expression, you should say “Thank you for getting back to me” instead. ✅

  • “Thank you for your reply” is used to thank someone for an answer or feedback they have provided you. This phrase is often used in a business or formal context.
  • “Thank you for your feedback” is also used to express gratitude to someone who took the time to respond to a request or provide information. This expression is generally considered more polite or formal than “Thank you for your reply.”

In summary, both expressions are correct and appropriate depending on the context and the level of formality desired. 🌞


When to use “I will read your message when I return”?

This is a statement that is used to indicate that you may not be very responsive, usually when you are on vacation. 🌞

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To add the mention “I will read your message when I return” on your mailbox, you can add it to your email signature.

Here is an example of a signature including this mention:


This is useful if you are away or on vacation and cannot check your mailbox regularly.

And that’s it, you know everything about the use of “Looking forward to hearing from you” in your professional emails. 👌



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