ENG 315 - Getting the Job Discussions, English homework help

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Discussion #1

"Getting the Job" Please respond to the following:

·  As the video titled “Melissa Forman – Hilarious Resume Typos” (4 min 55 s) located at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FClWySJ6Sxsdemonstrates it is very important to avoid mistakes when writing resumes and cover letters. Think back over your background and job history. What types of messaging have you used that are related to “finding” and “obtaining” employment? Some examples may include: job application cover letters, thank you notes, job-acceptance letters, recommendation requests, and others. Based on the video you watched, determine what the protocol is in your field or area of interest, and ascertain what makes an effective messaging tool. Please share relevant experiences / anecdotes from your work life.

Discussion #2

"Reflection" Please respond to the following:

·  Review a guide to writing cover letters, located at https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/549/01/. Next, reflect on what you learned regarding the importance and structure of job application cover letters. Ascertain the key factors an employer may take into consideration when determining whether or not an applicant receives a job interview.

·  Identify two (2) key skills that you learned during the course that you think will add to your communication effectiveness.

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Running Head: Discussions.


Running Head: Discussions.
Discussion #1
The main communication tool is the email, in my current field of work. Our company has a
variety of employees all over the world. Therefore, email is the most effective form of
messaging. It is very essential for the email's content to be clear such that the intended message
is properly reflected. Relevant, organized, clear and contextual emails often add clarity to the
intended message. This can be traced from where I currently work as a human resource manager.
I sometimes discard emails that are too long as I do not h...

Just the thing I needed, saved me a lot of time.


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