Reflection About My Business Class

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Throughout this class I have learned many skills that I can take with me throughout my business career. I believe the ultimate goal of this class was to essentially aid my classmates and I in getting a job and how to properly act in a business environment. These skills I have learned have ultimately made me a more respectable candidate when it came to applying for a job as well as giving me a different perspective regarding the business world as a whole. Throughout this class we have had many projects relating to basically all the obstacles students have regarding acquiring an internship or a full time job. First I was taught about the 30-second elevator speech, and then I was shown how to have a more professional resume, cover letter, and …show more content…
The 30-second elevator speech is essentially a 30 second discussion with another co-worker or recruiter where you talk about yourself for, and who you are and what accomplishments you have achieved throughout your life. Eventually learned that I should try to incorporate my work history as well as what I am going to college for. Furthermore I have learned that keeping eye contact with the other person is very important. When it was my turn to present I was very nervous because I am not the best public speaker but the person I was talking with was very nice and approachable, which made me feel at ease. I began by stating my name, where I go to college, and what major I was pursuing. I then went on to talk about my internship experiences and what I have learned from working at these companies. I finally asked the “would be recruiter” for his email along with asking him if there was a time to meet to discuss the opportunity to work at the place of work. I believe that an individual using this exercise will be better prepared me for a time where he or she actually meets a potential recruiter and what main points they should talk about in this …show more content…
These are combined because they all are purposed to help recruiters assess potential candidates for an opening position for their company. These documents are crucial for candidacy because they essentially provide the recruiters with the persons work history, goals, and ambitions. An individual will learn that they need to be very detailed oriented because the employer looks for a consistent and organized resume along with the two other documents. Regarding my experience with this project, my resume was set up in a way were it was not tailored to the finance and economics industry specifically. By looking on West Chester’s website I learned that there are specific ways to set up resumes for each industry. From revising these documents I hope that employers are more inclined to give a chance regarding employment and interviews. That is why you must really put a lot of time and effort into creating these documents so employers are impressed when they see

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