Possible Formal Report Topics for Engl216 Final Project

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Possible Formal Report Topics for ENGL216 Final Project
Directions: You many choose any of the topics below for your Final Project—a Formal Report. If you have another topic in mind, you must first get instructor approval before using it. 1.It is important to understand what organizations are looking for in cover letters and resumes. It is also important to understand the differences between a hard-copy resume and a resume from the Internet. What strategies have proven most successful in getting the writer an interview? Research these questions and present your findings and conclusions.

2.Today’s employee turn-over rate is high for many organizations. Research has shown that the key to hiring qualified individuals is to first promote the company to current employees. By implementing strategies within the organization that promote respect and cooperation between co-workers and managers, awarding fair compensation, and providing various awards, organizations are better able to retain good employees. Research what other organizations are doing to hire and retain good employees in order to combat the high employee turnover rate. Use this research to make recommendations to the management of your organization.

3.Your company needs to update its Code of Ethics. Because of the immense diversity in today’s ever-changing workforce, you need to research other organizations’ codes of ethics. Decide what the new policy should and should not include. Based on your research and conclusions, offer recommendations to your management.

4.You have been asked to review your employee handbook. During this review, you notice many discrepancies between what is stated in the handbook and what actually takes place in your organization. You are asked to research other organizations’ handbooks to determine any changes that need to be made. Based on your research and conclusions, offer recommendations to your management.

5.Outsourcing has become common in...
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