Practice paragraph writing

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Practice Paragraph Writing Scenario: You work for SOM Career Services. You have been tasked with writing a document about the importance of having strong communication skills when seeking employment. Audience: Current college students Purpose: To inform; to persuade Objective: To encourage students to realize the importance of communication skills
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Research Page 5: “In a recent survey sent to managers and HR specialists across the United States, 71% of nearly 5,000 respondents listed communication as the most important skill when deciding which candidate to hire.” Page 17: “An overwhelming number (77%) of respondents said that most people they interview are poor or weak communicators, and that
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Unformatted text preview: they normally opt to keep a job unfilled than hire a weak communicator. Page 22: Four out of five hiring personnel list writing as the most important communication skill when considering entry-level candidates, and all respondents stated that they expect college graduates to be able to write proficiently. Page 27: Sixty-five percent of respondents stated that they expect weak writers to acquire writing skills on their own if they are not learning the skills in school. Source: Summer 2010 Study: Writing and Communication Skills Essential to Workplace Success, The Communication Almanac , written and published by The Communication Almanac, 2010 ....
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