Use the Internet and/or Yellow Pages to find a local company that employs people in your prospective career field.
Request an with the human resource manager or you may visit this interactive website to answer questions:
1. Prepare a list of questions you would ask on the with the HR manager or draft the list of the questions you answered using the interactive website. Include questions about salary levels, employee benefits, the career ladder, etc. Submit this list of questions with your assignment.
2. After the , summarize the key points of the in two to three paragraphs (required length: no less than 250 words) and make a statement on whether this career path is what you anticipated.
3. Write a professional email of no less than 150 words thanking the human resource manager or sharing how helpful was the interactive website in preparing you for a job . Save the email and submit a copy through the assignment link.
Assignment Grading Rubric:
Very Good (4)
Overall Quality of the answer: Demonstrate professional communication skills including etiquette for email, phone, and in-person communication including understanding basics and behaviors.
*Exceptionally clear, organized, original, compelling. Ideas are well supported throughout. *Communication skills written, oral, and/or are: Outstanding, professional, truly excellent; a clear strength; could be a role model for others in: Written and oral communication, listening skills, etc.
Communication skills written, oral, and/or are: Very Strong highly effective, professional, but still could be fine tuned
Communication skills written, oral, and/or are: Competent solid and steady in essential aspects but could be improved
Communication skills written, oral, and/or are: Underdeveloped non consistent or fully developed in some essential aspects; could be a weakness if critical for job interwar success
Communication skills written, oral, and/or are: Not developed undeveloped in most essential aspects; would clearly be a weakness if critical for job success