PW-6 - Name: Planning Worksheet: Job Application Package Ad...

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Name: Planning Worksheet: Job Application Package Ad #1 1. Job description – Based on the description itself, what kinds of qualifications do you think you need for this job? What kinds of personal qualities? In other words, what kind of person are they looking for? Be specific and push beyond a superficial response (everyone is looking for a “hard worker,” but knowing that is of limited value to you). 2. Audience analysis – To find recent news and information about the company, look around the company’s website and then do a search on ProQuest (available from the Penn State libraries website). What clues can you infer about the corporate culture, the size of the company, and so on? From these clues, who do you think would be reading your job application (i.e. Human resources, project managers, executives?)? Are there any recent developments (new contracts, clients, expansions, etc.) that you could use to demonstrate your knowledge of the company? Can you identify company values that signal the type of employee
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