Start by reading and following these instructions:

1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.

2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources.  Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources.  Choose your sources carefully.

3. Consider the discussion and any insights you gained from it.

4. Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.


Length: 1500 word essay

Structure: include a title page. This does not count towards the minimum word amount for this assignment.

References: No references are required.  

Format: Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or Docx).

Filename: Name your saved file according to your first initial, last name, and assignment number  (for example “RHallAssignment1.docx”).

Submission: Submit to D2L Dropbox for grading by Monday at 11:59 p.m., PST.

Assignment Description:

Goal: To create documents for presentation to apply for a position.

Role: Job applicant and interviewee.

Audience: Human Resources Director

Situation: You are applying for a position in a healthcare facility.

Products: After creating a title page, create a sample cover letter and resume that you would submit to a healthcare employer for a position you would like to get. Remember the consumer would be a person from human resources, not your instructor, so use appropriate professional style. Be sure to be culturally appropriate. Add a professional thank-you note that you would send after the interview to the interviewer.

Standards and Criteria for Success: Your documents must completely meet the needs of the human resource interviewer, be culturally appropriate, look professional, have excellent grammar, and be in a proper format.