COMM/470 Communicating In the Virtual Workplace
July 29, 2015
The way people communicate has changed dramatically throughout the past years. Earlier methods of communication began with verbal and written forms that had to be delivered (a telegram); there were even messages carved on stone pillars. However, these methods have changed so much over time; one of the earliest forms of communication was the telephone, in which one person could call up another to transfer messages. After the telephone technology just took a total change.
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The person reviewing the message is the receiver (decoder), and it is their job to decide if my qualifications match their needs. When she created this resume, she was in the presence of her home with no distractions that helped her to focus and ensure they were not any grammatical errors and that she had not omitted anything. After reviewing my resume, Velinda completed the profile requirements on the job site, taking her time to answer everything completely and correctly. Therefore, her environment was appropriate for the message she was sending.
The message was sent to the company’s website, therefore ensuring it went into the correct person’s hands. By sending it to the company instead of a personal email allows the message to be reviewed in the correct environment and minimizes noise and distractions. It is the job and the responsibility of the person reviewing the resume to go over and proof reading all of the details before passing it on to the next process. If qualified the next step would be a phone call to set up a time for a preliminary phone interview before a face to face interview.
Velinda received that call, and a phone interview was made, however when she received that call she was at work therefore she had to excuse herself to reduce the noise interference. After excusing herself, Velinda made sure to write down and repeat the time and date in which the interview would take place insuring it would be a perfect time for me not to have interruptions. She also made a note of it in her phone and set an alarm so that she would not forget. On the date and time that the interview was to take place Velinda never received a call therefore she called to find out what happened. The person on the phone had no explanation but rescheduled the interview, but instead of a phone interview it was a face to face interview.
When the date arrived for the face to face interview Velinda had selected the perfect wardrobe to ensure she set a good professional impression; she had also rehearsed any questioned she thought that would be asked. In the prior two forms of communication with the email and the phone conversation, her appearance was not an issue because they could not visually see her. Velinda arrived at the interview thirty minutes prior to the time she was scheduled. She wanted to show that she valued their time as well as mines and wanted to show the promptness that they would receive if she were offered the job.
Once called back by the interviewer she made sure to make direct eye contact and to pronounce my...