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CARD 405 Week 2 Self-Assessment Latest

In preparation for your Self-Assessment, you are encouraged to complete the assessments listed below in Week 1. This will give you a headstart on Week 2!

  1. Marketing Readiness Quiz (pp. 8-16)
  2. Self-Awareness Checklist (pp. 16-17)
  3. Ability Assessment (pp. 17-19)
  4. Transferable Skills Checklist (pp. 19-20)
  5. Work Environment and Life Preferences (pp. 20-21)
  6. Self-Assessment Summary Sheet (pp. 21-22)

You will be using these results to prepare your Self-Assessment assignment that is due this week.

The assignment template and grading rubric are available in Doc Sharing. Save the template file by adding your last name to the template filename (e.g. Week2_Self-Assessment_Template_Smith.docx). Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it.

The grading rubric is also available below:

Component Points
Part 1: Award full credit if all sections meet minimum requirements. Deduct up to 20 points depending on how incomplete the responses are. No points awarded if the section is not completed. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 30
Part 2: Award full credit if the ideal job is described sufficiently. Deduct up to 10 points for incomplete responses. No points awarded if the section is not completed. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 20
Part 3: Award full credit if all sections meet minimum requirements. Deduct up to 20 points depending on how incomplete the responses are. No points awarded if the section is not completed. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 30
Part 4: Award full credit if the student has provided a reflective summary of their learnings. Deduct up to 10 points if the response is incomplete. No points awarded if the section is not completed. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 20
Total

CARD 405 Week 3 Resume Draft Latest

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Prepare and update your resumé using all of the tools and resources available inside My Compass to My Career, the documents in DocSharing, the results of your self-assessment activities, the lectures, our discussions, and your text. The Resumé Evaluation Checklist in Doc Sharing contains detailed information regarding the criteria your Career Advisor will use when giving you feedback on your resumé prior to you uploading it to HireDeVry. Please make every effort to do the very best job you can on this first version of one of the most important job search documents you will create! You will submit the Resumé Draft in Week 3.

CARD 405 Week 4 Career and Company Research Latest

Details:

Now that you have identified some career-related goals, it’s time to match those goals to potential employers. In this assignment, you will investigate companies based on those goals, and you will also spend some time thinking about how you will market yourself to those employers.

The assignment template and grading rubric are available in Doc Sharing. Save the template file by adding your last name to the template filename (e.g. Week4_Career_Company_Research_Template_Smith.docx). Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it.

The grading rubric is also available below:

Component Points   Points
Part 1: Award full credit if all sections meet minimum requirements. Deduct up to 30 points for incomplete work. No points awarded if the section is not submitted. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 50
Part 2: Award full credit if marketing plan is comprehensive and is indicative of actions the student will be taking as part of his or her job search process. Deduct up to 30 points for incomplete or unclear responses. No points awarded if the section is not submitted. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 50
Total 100

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

CARD 405 Week 4 Portfolio Draft Latest

Details:

You will be preparing an electronic portfolio documenting your educational and career achievements and aspirations. You can choose to create a web page or you can use an application like Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint. Your portfolio should be logically organized, visually appealing, and include the following items (required content items are noted).

  • Title Page (*REQUIRED*)
  • Table of Contents (*REQUIRED*)
  • Statement of Authenticity: This is a statement indicating that you are the author of all materials contained within your career portfolio, that it is your original work, and that it is an honest representation of your skills. It should be inserted in your portfolio immediately following the Table of Contents. (*REQUIRED*)
  • Personal Mission Statement: The Week 4 Lecture will contain helpful information on how to write your personal mission statement. (*REQUIRED*)
  • Your Elevator Speech (also called a 30-second commercial): This is a short 15- to 30-second speech that memorably and succinctly introduces you and that you can use anytime and anywhere you wish to introduce yourself to a potential contact to spark his or her interest. (*REQUIRED*)
  • Education section with
    1. DeVry plan of study (*REQUIRED*);
    2. DeVry course descriptions (*REQUIRED*);
    3. DeVry academic history (to be replaced by your transcript after graduation) (*REQUIRED*); and
    4. Documentation of prior post-secondary education (optional).
  • Resumé (*REQUIRED*)
  • Professional Development and Training section (*REQUIRED*) (with supporting documents if available)
  • Reference section (*REQUIRED*) with
    1. one letter of reference related to your technical skills; and
    2. one letter of reference related to your transferable skills.
  • Reference list with your contact information and contact information for your references (minimum four) (*REQUIRED*)
  • Awards and Accomplishments section (*REQUIRED*) (with supporting documents if available)
  • Volunteer History section (*REQUIRED*) (with supporting documents if available)
  • Professional Affiliations section (*REQUIRED*) (with supporting documents if available)
  • Career Pathing section with your 1-, 2-, and 5-year goals (*REQUIRED*)
  • Work Samples (*REQUIRED*)

The grading rubric for this assignment is available in Doc Sharing. Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it.

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

The grading rubric is also available below:

Criteria that Submitted Assignment Meets           Total Points Possible for Assignment
All required content is present and portfolio is logically organized. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 50
Most required content is present and portfolio is logically organized. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 35-49
Some required content is present and portfolio is logically organized. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 20-34
Little required content is present and it is poorly organized. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 0-19
Total

A rubric with suggested point allocation is available in Doc Sharing. Point allocation remains at the discretion of the instructor. See the Syllabus “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.

CARD 405 Week 5 Cover and Thank You Letters Latest

Details:

Find a job ad for a position you would be interested in once you graduate. Write a targeted cover letter responding to the ad.

Assume you were given the opportunity to interview for the position. Write a post-interview thank you letter to the employer.

Submit your cover and thank you letters and the job ad to the dropbox. Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it. The grading rubric for this assignment is available in Doc Sharing.

The grading rubric is also available below:

Criteria that Submitted Assignment Meets Total Points Possible for Assignment
Award full credit only if: (1) the cover letter is targeted to the job ad and links the student’s skills to the job requirements; (2) both letters contain appropriate content; (3) both letters are formatted in standard business style; (4) both letters have flawless grammar and spelling; (5) submission includes the job ad. 100
Deduct points if: (1) the cover letter is not targeted sufficiently to the job ad and fails to link the student’s skills to the job requirements (maximum deduction 30 points); (2) the letters do not contain appropriate content (maximum deduction 20 points); (3) the letters are not formatted in standard business style (maximum deduction 20 points); (4) there are grammatical and spellingerrors (maximum deduction 20 points); (5) the job ad was not submitted with the letters (deduct 10 points). 0-99

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.

CARD 405 Week 6 Career Services Assignment Latest

Details:

Please review the Career Services presentation recording from Week 2 to help learn, in detail, how Career Services can assist you with your particular job search needs. The presentation will lay the foundation for the resources available to assist you in completing your assignment and finding an education-related job after graduation or advancement in your current industry. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Career Advisor. You will find contact information inside My Compass to My Career under Contact Career Services. If contact information does not appear, please reach out to your professor immediately, who will work with Career Services to provide it.

Once you have completed the Career Services Assignment, your Career Advisor will give you a confirmation code. Make note of this number so that you can enter it into the Career Services Assignment Questionnaire available under Week 6. To learn more, please download your Career Services Assignment from DocSharing.

Please note: Career Services offices may not be open on the weekend. You are encouraged to complete the assignment as soon as possible.

CARD 405 Week 6 Resume Final Latest

Find a job ad for a position you would be interested in once you graduate. Using the ad and feedback you received on your draft resumé, prepare a targeted resumé for submission this week.

The grading rubric for this assignment is available in Doc Sharing. Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it.

Your submission to the dropbox should include both your resumé and the job ad it is targeted to.

The grading rubric is also available below:

Criteria that Submitted Assignment Meets Total Points Possible for Assignment
All required sections of the resumé are included, i.e., personal information, education, skill summary (including both technical and transferable skills), and work experience. Previous work experience is summarized using achievement statements, not task lists. Resumé is targeted to the job ad and is free of spelling and grammatical errors. Formatting is well done and professional. Job ad has been submitted. (For an explanation of “achievement statements,” see Lamarre Martucci, 2006, pp. 53-54.) 100
All required sections of the resumé are included, i.e., personal information, education, skill summary (including both technical and transferable skills), and work experience. An attempt has been made to summarize work experience using achievement statements, not task lists. An attempt has been made to target the resumé to the job ad and it is mostly free of spelling and grammatical errors. Formatting is generally well done and professional. Job ad has been submitted. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. (For an explanation of “achievement statements,” see Lamarre Martucci, 2006, pp. 53-54.) 90-99
Most required sections of the resumé are included, i.e., personal information, education, skill summary (including both technical and transferable skills), and work experience. Work experience is summarized using task lists An attempt has been made to target the resumé to the job ad and it is mostly free of spelling and grammatical errors. Formatting lacks consistency and professionalism. Job ad has been submitted. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 75-89
Most required sections of the resumé are included, i.e., personal information, education, skill summary (including both technical and transferable skills), and work experience. Work experience is summarized using task lists. Little effort has been put into targeting the resumé to the job ad and it has many spelling and grammatical errors. Formatting lacks consistency and professionalism. Job ad has been submitted. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 60-74
Some required sections of the resumé are included, i.e., personal information, education, skill summary (including both technical and transferable skills), and work experience. Work experience is summarized using task lists. Resumé is not targeted to the job ad and it has many spelling and grammatical errors. There are major problems with formatting and style. No job ad was submitted. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 0-59

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.

CARD 405 Week 7 Interview Questions Latest

Details:

Below you will find a list of potential interview questions. It is possible that you could be asked some of these exact questions during an interview. Choose 7 questions from Group A and 3 questions from Group B, for a total of 10. Your responses to the questions in Group B should have three parts. Respond to these using Martucci Lamarre’s (2006) B.A.R. (background, action(s), results) framework (p. 124). Respond to the questions as you would during an interview and provide as complete an answer as possible for each one.

Group A: Standard Questions (Choose 7 questions from this group, from p. 121).

  • Tell me something about yourself.
  • Why should I hire you?
  • What are your strengths?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • Why are you applying for this position?
  • How are you qualified for this position?
  • Why are you interested in working for our firm?
  • What can you contribute to this company?
  • What are your short-term goals?
  • What are your long-term goals?

Group B: Behavior-Based Questions (Choose 3 questions from this group, from p. 124).

  • Tell me about a difficult situation you dealt with when supervising others. What did you do, and what were the results?
  • Describe a time when you had to use your best oral communication skills. What was the situation, and what was the outcome?
  • Describe a time when you had to adjust to change. How did you cope?
  • Explain a role you filled as a group or team member.
  • We all face disappointments in life. Tell me about a time when you had to handle disappointment or rejection.
  • Describe a situation that required you to show initiative.
  • Tell me about a time when someone made an unreasonable request of you. How did you react, and what happened?
  • Describe a time when you were most frustrated or discouraged in reaching your objectives or goals. How did it turn out?
  • Describe the last time that you did something that went beyond what was expected in work or school.
  • Tell me about a difficult challenge or problem you’ve faced and how you handled it.

The grading rubric for this assignment is available in Doc Sharing. Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it.

The grading rubric is also available below:

CARD 405 Week 7 Portfolio Final Latest

Details:

Based on feedback from the draft version of your portfolio, make any changes you feel are appropriate and submit them to the Dropbox. For information on content, please see the Week 2 Assignments page.

The grading rubric for this assignment is available in Doc Sharing. Be sure to proofread and spell check your work before you submit it.

The grading rubric is also available below:

Criteria that Submitted Assignment Meets Total Points Possible for Assignment
All required content is present, the portfolio is logically organized and very visually appealing. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 90-100
Most required content is present, portfolio is logically organized and visually appealing. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 75-89
Some required content is present, the portfolio is logically organized and visually appealing. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 60-74
Little required content is present; poorly organized; little visual appeal. Deduct up to 5 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 0-59

A rubric with suggested point allocation is available in Doc Sharing. Point allocation remains at the discretion of the instructor.

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.

CARD 405 Week 8 Informational Interview Latest

Details:

As part of your job search preparation, you will plan for, conduct, and detail notes for an Informational Interview of someone working in your target career field. Please be sure you review the assignment template prior to completing the interview.

The assignment template and grading rubric for this assignment are available in Doc Sharing. Save the template file by adding your last name to the template filename (e.g., Week8_Informational_Interview_Template_Smith.docx).

The grading rubric is also available below:

Criteria that Submitted Assignment Meets Total Points Possible for Assignment
Informational interview has been completed, name and contact information for interviewee is provided, questions and answers are documented, and learnings are summarized. Deduct up to 10 points for spelling and grammatical errors. 90-100
Deduct points for missing elements of the assignment. Deduct up to 10 points for spelling and grammatical errors 0-89

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.