Review the resources listed below to prepare for this week’s assignments. The resources may include textbook reading assignments, journal articles, websites, links to tools or software, videos, handouts, rubrics, etc.
Unit 6 is all about creating an effective business portfolio. This section describes necessary components for interpreting job ads, crafting a persuasive cover letter, building a formal and insightful resume, and more.
Read Unit 6 Employment Documents
Baker, S. (2019). Professional and technical writing.OER Commons. https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/54645-professional-and-technical-writing/6/view
Chapters 2 and 10 continue the discussion about crafting reader-centered job materials, specifically resumes, and how word choice, attention to detail, culture, and ethics are key to promoting yourself in a professional manner.
Chapter 2: Overview of the Reader-Centered Approach: Writing for Job pages: 20-38
Chapter 10: Developing an Effective, Professional Style pages: 190-210
Anderson, P.V. (2019). Technical communication: A reader-centered approach. Redshelf
Steinfeld, S. (Practitioner). (2016). Career coaching [Streaming video]. SAGE Video.http://sk.sagepub.com.proxy1.ncu.edu/video/career-coaching?fromsearch=true
JIST, C. S. (2015). Resumes and cover letters that work. [Video/DVD] JIST Career Solutions. https://video-alexanderstreet-com.proxy1.ncu.edu/watch/resumes-and-cover-letters-that-work-2