You interviewed for a copyeditor position six days

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You interviewed for a copyeditor position six days ago. You decide to write a follow-up e-mail to ask howthe decision process is going. You compose a first draft but know you need to make some revisions.Dear Sir,My interview last week was enjoyable. Thank you for the opportunity to interview for the copyeditorposition. I am still interested in the job. Since I haven’t heard from you in over a week, I am wonderingwhat the holdup is. I’m very eager to know your decision because I’m certain I’ll get the job. I lookforward to hearing from you.Sincerely,Your NameWhat is one improvement that could be made to your follow-up message?Use a more informal tone.CorrectInclude the interviewer’s name in the opening salutation.Eliminate the closing salutation.
Points:1 / 1Politely address the interviewer by name, and keep the message’s contents professional and courteousthroughout. Do not eliminate the closing or use an informal tone.What other revisions should you make? Check all that apply.
Points:1 / 1Avoid sounding desperate or overconfident in your follow-up correspondence. Remove statements thatdo not use a courteous tone, such as “I am wondering what the holdup is.” Include the date of theinterview as a reference for your reader.
7. Preparing Additional Employment DocumentsAlthough the résumé and cover message are the major tasks during your employment search, you maybe required to write other employment documents and follow-up messages. These documents reflect onyou and your communication skills and may subtly influence your chances for employment, so followguidelines and instructions carefully.What information will help you fill out a job application? Check all that apply.
CorrectA selection of interview questionsPoints:1 / 1Put your best foot forward when filling out any job-related documents. Plan ahead and bring a card withany vital statistics that are not on your résumé. Make sure you have accurate graduation andemployment dates with you when you fill out the application. A list of interview questions may help youprepare for the interview but will not be useful for completing applications. Target company research willbe helpful for your cover message and interview but will not be needed as you fill out an application.Read the résumé follow-up message, and answer the following question.Dear Ms. Johnson:Please know that I am still interested in becoming a content editor with Smile Publications.

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