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Business Skills Sample Assignment

   

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Business Skills

Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................3a) Preparation of a CV in the relevant format.............................................................................3b) Suitable cover letter expressing interest in the position.........................................................6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................9REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................10

INTRODUCTIONIn order to perform a job, it is important to possess certain set of skills so that the job canbe performed effectively and efficiently. In this context, it includes skills like leadership,problem solving, decision making, communication, etc. (Calero and Gil-Izquierdo, 2014). Theseset of skills enables individual to put on their full efforts in achieving organizational goals andobjectives. As per the case, there are three tasks in which first one is to make comparison amongtwo different type of styles used in newspaper article. The second tasks is about developing CVas per the vacant post. Lastly, it covers the response to newspaper article. TASK 1Article 1: Iain Duncan Smith: Tories will crack £30m-a-year Euro benefit tourism scamArticle 2: Review of benefit sanctions urged amid concern over regime'seffectivenessTarget audience in each case:The type of news style which is used in the given article is sentence structure,encompasses vocabulary, intended audience, and information provided is in terms of relativeimportance. In context, both articles can be contrasted and compared with the help of theseaspects. In addition to this, different characters are presented in the article and they are relatedwith intended audience. With this respect, it includes human interest, proximity, timeliness,consequence and prominence. The difficulty and length is decided as per the influence ofintended audience. Both new articles are intended to grab attention of general audience. In thiscontext, first news article focus on making people aware regarding the issue which is faced inEuro because of tourism scam and provide proper knowledge related with the topic. On the otherhand, second news article is developed in order to make people aware regarding job. With thisrespect, it can be state that both news articles aims at providing their readers with two differenttopics. In article 1, focus on providing information to audience which has proper informationrelated to legislations, politics, Conservative Party, etc. Moreover, it includes the people whomigrate to other countries in search of job. On the other hand, article 2 aim at providing theiremployees information related to the security which is provided to employees within the firm.Further, both news articles make use of technical language. 1

Effect on the writing style as a result of targeting an audience:In first article, there are not heading and subheading involved. Complete article is writtenin paragraphs and they cover all the adequate information related to the topic. Further, one of thecommon thing in both articles is that there are no billboards in both articles and it is veryimportant element to structure the article. All the actual information related to news topic iscovered. All the original facts has been presented in both articles. In article 1, there is head leadwhich helps the reader to provide information related to article. However, in article 2, soft leadhas been used which develops interest and also helps to seek attention.Writer can make use of two different type of styles to write a news article, they aretabloid journalism and broadsheet journalism. Article 1 make use of broadsheet journalism. Thisis a type of style in which there are considered points of view. Further, it also conforms toperspective and editorial style. On the other hand, in article 2 tabloid journalism style is used.These type of journalism is of two pages. However, when compared with first articles, it makesuse of more deductive language. Further, article 2 has more of sensationalized impact over thereader or audience. Effect of use of quotations on the reader:When compared with article 2, article 1 has more of quotations and it is made used theway which people have spoken. The use of quotations develop interest of readers as it is veryhelpful in reducing the risk of misreporting. On the other hand, quotations which are used inarticle 2 are very less but it is able to develop interest because of the facts which are presented init. Further, through quotations, writer is able to present the information in a narrative style. It issuggested not to make use of defamatory words in quotes which is used in article 2 and this issuggested because it do not offer any legal protection. In addition to this, descriptive words canstand by themselves even if quotation marks are not used. Further, in both the articles, there areno images used. This is a negative impact over the viewer. This is because, there are manyaudiences who prefer to go through the news when there are any type of image given. This isvery helpful to develop interest of people and also provide proper information regarding theissues on which the writer is talking about. Relative usefulness of each article:Both article 1 and 2 are useful as they both provide proper information related the topic.Both have proper facts and information which enables the audience to understand it and to know2

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