Which of the following statements does the best job of delivering the bad news clearly and kindly?
A) I am sorry to have to tell you that you were not selected for the position.
B) Because you do not have the experience we clearly listed in the job posting, we cannot offer you the position.
C) Although you currently do not have the master's degree that we require for this position, we encourage you to apply for future openings better suited to your qualifications.
D) Several other applicants were far more qualified for the position than you were, so we cannot offer you the job.
E) Don't feel bad, we rejected a lot of other candidates, as well.