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Kelly Brown BUS-X320 Reading Reflection #2 1/25/11 When I saw the title of this particular article, I did not expect to learn much from it; however, I was very wrong. I enjoyed the article because it offered up some information about the seasonal job industry that I did not previously know. The portion of the article regarding the story of Michelle Cantor, a Macy’s gift-wrapper turned human resources department manager, was interesting and inspiring. I agree with the notion provided by the article that a seasonal position is a great starting point for a future permanent position with a company. I think that if you work hard and prove to your employer that you are a valuable asset to the company, they will most likely hire you on as a part-time or full-time employee.
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Unformatted text preview: The portion of the article I found particularly interesting was the tips for applicants provided by Steve Mullins, a recruiter for Michael’s Stores, Inc. He said that having flexible work availability, sending thank-you notes after interviews and informing interviewers of previous professional work experiences will greatly increase your chances of being hired on as a part-time or full-time employee. I found this portion of the article helpful because these are tips that I could apply to future jobs outside of retail. I had not previously thought of sending thank- you notes to interviewers, and I think that is a great idea that could set me apart from other applicants....
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