Running late to a job interview can surely give you heart palpitations. The position you longingly applied for might be slipping through your grasp, you surmise, as you weave your way through traffic or scramble to put on your pants. You then imagine an annoyed hiring manager quickly checking your name off a list and slamming the door in your face.
But, as content marketer Richard Moy writes in The Daily Muse, there are tactful ways to salvage that interview, even if you’re hopelessly -- or chronically -- tardy to important meetings. Moy provided helpful templates that you -- the frantic, would-be employee scrambling to catch his or her breath -- can send to your hiring manager while the clock ticks.