Preparation: Please research thank you letters on the internet.
First Response: Please provide us with the URLs (web addresses) for three sites that you felt provided useful information for Thank You Letters. Then for each site, tell us why you liked this site. Why is a thank you letter so important in the job hunt? Explain in detail. Have you written thank you letters in the past for interviews? What information do you think should be included in a good thank you letter? What and why in detail. Pretend that you had an ideal interview for a job. Now tell us the types of things you would like to be able to include in a thank you letter for this interview. For example,
As mentioned in our interview, I am Microsoft Office Certified in PowerPoint 2010. Thus, I am confident that I can create effective marketing presentations for any of the products that you would assign to me.
Responses should be at least 250 words.
Second Responses: Please read two of your classmates messages. Visit the sites they provided and discuss the sites provided. What was helpful? Why? What could be improved? Why? Do you agree with your classmates assessment of why thank you letters are important? Why or why not? What would you add to this? Do you think your classmate is highlighting the important skills in his/her letter? Does this thank you letter do an effective job of refreshing the important skills and how the sender fills these needs? If yes, explain in detail where the need and the fulfillment match up. If no, how might you include this information in the letter? Any other suggestions? Responses should be at least 100 words.
First Response is Due before class on Thursday (for t/th people) and by 6pm Thursday (for M/W people). 2nd Responses are due by the beginning of class on Monday and Tuesday.