Answer each question with a 100+ answer and references if any used – no APA format needed.
1 – What are some examples of how one might prepare a resume that makes a job seeker more appealing to employers?
2 – What is the difference between primary and secondary research? (adapted with permission from Workplace Writing, Ch. 16, p. 468)
4 – How does a focus statement direct you when writing a research report? (adapted with permission from Workplace Writing, Ch. 16, p. 468)
5 – Is business research different from academic research? Do you or your coworkers use research in your current job? Explain. Will your research approach change after you get your degree?
6 – Job seekers are encouraged to incorporate searchable keywords into their resumes since many resumes are scanned electronically to initially screen candidates. What keywords are in your resume? How can you find out appropriate keywords for your job and/or industry?
Link to “Improve Your Resume by Turning Bullet Points into Stories”? https://hbr.org/2016/05/improve-your-resume-by-turning-bullet-points-into-stories
7- What do you all think of these suggested approaches? Is this the resume of the future? Do you feel implementing these tips would be useful for all jobs or only certain ones? Why? If only certain ones, which ones? How do you envision using these approaches in your own resume?
“Eighty percent or more of the companies in the service and finance, insurance, and real estate (FIRE) sectors, corporations with the greatest employment growth potential, assess writing during hiring. ‘Applicants who provide poorly written letters wouldn’t likely get an interview,’ commented one insurance executive” (College Board, 2004, p. 3).?
Why is writing important to FIRE industries? Explain.