Cover Letter and Resume
1.To understand the values of the recruiting industry;
2.To effectively communicate using standard recruitment documents;
3.To pay attention to detail in written communications;
4.To develop basic job search skills.
You are looking for a part-time or summer job. You will perform the following search:
1.Find a suitable job opportunity that matches your past work and educational experience. Use URegina Career Opportunities, SaskJobs.ca, WowJobs, Uregina PlacePro Job Board, look on Crown Corporation websites, or find jobs through other online sources. Job posting must be current as September 2019. Job must require the management skills of a business administration student or graduate.
2.Read the job posting carefully, isolating keywords, phrases and concepts you will highlight in your cover letter.
3.Search the university course calendar for courses you have taken at the University of Regina. Identify keywords and phrases in course descriptions that describe some of the knowledge/skills you have gained through past courses.
4.Search the National Occupation Classification for key words and phrases related to your field, industry, and specific job requirements.
1.To work effectively as a group to complete a time-sensitive project;
2.To perform basic problem-solution analysis in organizational setting;
3.To gain a rudimentary understanding of the case study format;
4.To develop a problem-solving template to be applied to the group project.
Students will be looking at “Earls Restaurants Limited: The Importance of a Communication Plan” case from Ivey Publishing.
Group members will fill out a worksheet, answering several general questions about the business/organization featured in the case study. Students will then provide the following:
1.Concise problem statement;
3.Context of problem
4.Chosen alternative and specific steps to implementation.
1.To effectively use the library database;
2.To thoroughly understand research report format and layout;
3.To make a set of formal recommendations in a professional setting.
Find an organization in the news where the misbehaviour of other employees is threatening (or potentially threatening) the well-being of the organization. (There are lots.) Please restrict your search to the last 24 months. If you feel strongly about an older topic, please approach instructor.
The ailing company has hired you as a consultant to come in and sort out the problem. You are going to carefully analyse the problem and craft a research report approximately 1400-1800 words in length (main content of the document not including Letter of Transmittal, Title Page, Exec Summary, References, and so on) which is going to tell the senior management what went wrong with the misbehaving employees, and how organization should remedy the situation. For an example of a consulting company that engages in these kinds of issues, see Strategy Wise HR. Consider what this consulting company does to earn money as you create your recommendations.
Report should address the following central questions:
1.What is the problem with the misbehaving employees and why is this problem urgent?
2.What recommendations are you going to make to your superior to ensure that problem is properly handled?
3.What are the immediate next steps to solving the problem?