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Unformatted text preview: Fraser Parke Comm 1701, Section 05 Dr. Jill Manderson September 20 th , 2007 Assignment #1 Interview: Tracy MacIntyre versus Mark Chauvin Q: What is your full name? A: Tracy MacIntyre. Q: What is your role within TD Canada Trust? A: I am the Training Instructor for Atlantic Canada. Q: Approximately what percentage of your time on the job do you spend writing? This could include daily reports or email. A: I’d say probably sixty percent of the time. Q: What are the most common forms of writing you are called upon to produce? A: Definitely emails and spreadsheets. [Pause] And I guess you could say flipcharts too. Q: What percentage of your communication with colleagues takes place through online writing? A: Ninety-five percent. Q: What percentage of your communication with external parties takes place through online writing? A: Actually, oh. Could I change my answer to the previous question to fifty percent and this one to ninety-five? Q: Of course. How often do you have to prepare documents for a person or persons you’ve never met face to face? A: I’d say twenty percent of the work I do is for people I’ve never met before. Q: What’s your biggest beef about business writing produced by other people? A: Probably the subject line in emails. A lot of people use it incorrectly. I like to know if something is urgent, otherwise I just open it in the order it comes in. Unassigned questions of interest: Q: Did you have to attend university to fulfill the position you hold today?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course COMM 5555 taught by Professor Bernard during the Spring '08 term at Dalhousie.

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