Prepare a professional cover letter
Articulate effective interview strategies
Explain the difference between a “good” interview and a “bad” interview
Lecture Notes: There are 3 sections of a cover letter that are required when writing a professional cover letter to include with your resume: Introductory paragraph (to attract the potential employer’s attention) Main Body (to highlight and draw attention to your skills) Closing paragraph (to ask for an interview
Week 2 assignment #1—related to cover letter
Using the lecture notes above, the video in this week’s discussion forum, and sources from the internet, write and submit a cover letter for a job you are interested in applying for. You can use indeed.com, careerbuilder.com, LinkedIn, or look for job opening on a company’s website to find a job opportunity that interest you. Be sure to include a copy of the job posting with your cover letter.
Week 2 Assignment #2—interview prep—good interview vs. bad interview (interviewing techniques
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG68Ymazo18 [Title: Top Interview Tips: Common Questions, Nonverbal Communication & More]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAIXkf8WOlk [Title: Good interview, bad interview]
After watching both video, write a one to two paragraph reflection of what you will do differently in an interview as a result of what your learned. Explain what you did wrong prior to watching this video. If you have never interviewed for a job, then write about your interview for admission into the Graduate School.