Organizational Communication : Approaches And Processes By Katherine Miller

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The “real world” is coming soon. The moment we all wait for, the moment we are able to put on our graduation caps, and have the sense of relief. We’re done! But as the soon-to-be graduates are handed their diplomas, and we being the search, some of dread. A recurring theme in recent graduate job search is the lack of experience factor. "Where do I get experience if no one is willing to hire me?" “What will set our resume apart from the rest?” Easy answer, internships. Many students focus on gaining experience with internships to add to the resume. Work experience makes you more marketable as a job candidate; it also gives you the opportunity to fully understand the field you have chosen. Then you can truly enter your field with your eyes wide open. Employers are not only looking for experience, but the right experience.
Organization Communication: Approaches and Processes by Katherine Miller explains five key concepts that can applied to any student building up their resume. These concepts include Robert Blake and Jane Mouton’s Managerial/Leadership Grid, division of labor, anticipatory phase of organizational socialization, activity coordination flow, and realistic job previews (RJP’s).
It all began towards the beginning of November of 2014. I had just started my first internship as a social media coordinator for Boldly Unique. Boldly Unique was a start-up company owned by a small business owner, who created custom-made headpieces for special occasions (i.e. weddings). I
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