Resume and cover letters

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Portfolio Assignment #6 Student’s Choice

BusinessInquiry

This document is a business inquiry in email format.

I feel that the document’s strongest feature is the format and the structure of expressing an issue from business to business. The skills I learned while designing this document include remaining formal even when there was an issue that affected my business, and expressing my issue in a respective manner. The challenge I had to overcome while creating the document was remaining professional and direct without being too personal.

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Portfolio Assignment #5 The Short Report

MessageToCityTechPresident

For this portfolio assignment, I’ve prepared a problem report.

I feel that this document’s strongest features include expressing a problem that I encounter everyday. The skills I learned while designing this document include remaining formal even though is was an issue that would allow me to appropriately express my feelings. My biggest challenge was not being to personal with my feelings of the issue expressed in the report.

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Portfolio Assignment #4 Persuasive Message

AlishaGreenPersuasiveMessage

For this assignment, Director of Internship Opportunities has asked select students from each degree program to write a persuasive boilerplate letter that can be sent to dozens of employers at once rather than a letter to a specific employer.

I feel that the document’s strongest features include the boilerplate structure providing information about future interns and what they will provide for internships. I the skills I learned while designing this document include providing reasons why students in my degree program would be a great fit for their company, in a persuasive way. My biggest challenge was being direct using enough information.

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Portfolio Assignment #3 Negative Message

AlishaGreenNegativeMessage

The purpose of this negative message is to explain to an audience that I will not be able to donate professional services to their (worthy) cause.

I feel that the document’s strongest feature includes delivering a negative response in a positive way, and using buffers to ease the reader. This way the reader does not feel rejected, and has a chance to understand the reason why. I’ve learned that using buffers make most negative messages more positive. My biggest challenge was being too direct to the point where it may make the reader feel rejected.

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Portfolio Assignment #2 Informative Message

AGreenInformativeMessage

The purpose of this message is to demonstrate and explain the value that graduates of my degree program, Communication Design (and by extension, myself), bring to the workplace. It includes information about my degree program at City Tech, and my
intended field of professional employment.

I feel that the document’s strongest features include brief but clear information about each field of the major. The skills I learned while designing the document include delivering you-attitude, and structuring the text of the document so the reader doesn’t feel overwhelmed with large blocks of text. My biggest challenge was providing enough information to keep the reader interested.

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Portfolio Assignment #1 Goodwill Message

AGreenGoodwill

This is a congratulatory letter to new parents. I feel that the documents strongest features include the emotional response of the letter as a whole. I learned to keep things organized and clear when delivering my message. What was challenging was not repeating myself in different sentences. My biggest challenge was being clear and not being repetitive.

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Welcome!

This is the first post on your Learning Blog. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

The ePortfolio is both a Learning Blog and an Academic Career Portfolio. Use the Learning Blog to document your learning experiences and class assignments each semester. As time goes by, add content to the Academics and Career sections to show your department, graduate institutions, or future employers how well prepared you are for your chosen career.

NOTE: Remember to add appropriate Categories and Tags to your posts. This will help your professors and other visitors find the content they are looking for. The Categories “Coursework” and “Field Trips” and the Tags “OpenLab” and “City Tech” have already been applied to this post. Feel free to make changes!

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