You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular experience you’ve had that inspired you or guided you to choose the type of position for which you applied.
Your audience is your potential employer and your purpose is to show you have thought carefully about what and/or who has motivated you toward this career choice and why. In addition, you want to convey your enthusiasm for this position as it relates to your inspiring experience. Take time to think about what your audience wants to know and strive to reach a balance between informal and formal business writing.
1. Prewrite about your field of study and create a specific job for which you might want to apply at a particular business or organization in your area. Outline what that position would look like. Brainstorm details, names, titles, and facts to provide depth to your paragraph and enable you to write a polished paragraph.
Here is my draft
For many years I have worked in Customer Service performing the duties of Billing, and Collection of client’s payments. Even though I enjoy my job I always wanted to be able to work from home. After doing some research I came across an article about working for home. In this article one position was Medical Billing and Coding, which is similar to working in the billing field. This is why I have chosen to pursuit a career in Medical Billing and Coding with Penn Foster School. With a degree in medical billing and coding I will able to convey all my skill as a Billing Specialist and Medical Billing and coding professional. In this position your will find that I am able to process daily invoices, reconciliation of financial report, Internal auditing of processed invoices, reconcile, balance and close weekly and monthly...