Dear xxxxxxxx,<br />
Thank you for submitting your resume for the position of Manager Sales Execution-000ZC3. Although your qualifications were impressive, we regret to inform you that you have not been selected for an interview.<br />
Thank you for your interest. If you have applied to other positions within xxxxxxx you will continue to be considered for each opportunity in which you have applied. We wish you success as you pursue other job opportunities.
they will tell you they keep it on file.... what they really do is chuck them.
Most keep them for future reference or consideration should a position come up some other time.