Employers Seek Strong Writers. Will You Be Ready?
The New York Times reported that in response to the question "What skills do entry level job seekers lack the most?" Human Resources executives overwhelmingly reported "written communication" as the largest deficiency (45%). To learn more about the connection between effective writing skills and career opportunities, click here.
Click here to take the Daly Miller writing apprehension survey.
COMPETITION ENDS ON OCTOBER 30!
Want to inspire positive attitudes about writing AND WIN A KINDLE FIRE?
It is easy! It is all about writing, Facebook, and Twitter!
1) Like the QEP on Facebook, Follow the QEP on Twitter, or both.
2) Answer the following question: “Why is writing important in your personal, academic and professional life”?
3) Submit your answer, name, and major to email@example.com. Answers must be original, one to three sentences in length, and contain a maximum of 140 characters, including your first and last name.
4) The QEP will post your answer on the QEP Facebook and Twitter pages. So, you can invite your friends and family to like the QEP on Facebook and follow the QEP on Twitter, and also, to like your answer on Facebook and mark your answer as a favorite on Twitter.
Each like that you receive on Facebook will count as 1 point. Each favorite that you receive on Twitter will count as 1 point. Points will be combined from both Facebook and Twitter QEP accounts.The student who has the most points will be awarded with a Kindle Fire. If there is a tie or technical issue, winner will be determined by a lottery process.
Click here to read the contest flyer. The contest begins on October 1, 2014 and ends at midnight on October 30, 2014.
We look forward to your participation! If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.