Practical Writing. understanding and writing “help wanted” ads. About E-Mail. Sample Reading. Useful Abbreviations in “help wanted” ads. Exercises. Practical Writing: Writing E-mail Messages. About E-Mail. “Help wanted” ads usually include the following information:. Job Information:
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understanding and writing “help wanted” ads
Useful Abbreviations in “help wanted” ads
Practical Writing: Writing E-mail Messages
“Help wanted” ads usually include the
Days & Hours of Employment
Business E-mail Address
Contact Person Name
Contact Person Phone
Contact Person E-mail Address
Contact Person Mailing Address
Admin Asst Mid 30s
Assistant to published Xinya Good magazine.
Looking for indiv. W/strong communication skills.
Challenging & creative projects! Type & WP. Call
Sunday & Weekdays. Call 3905118 or
fax r¨¦sum¨¦ to 3905119.
In-house technician needed for growing media co.
Repair and install computers and printers in a
unique environment. Min. 2 yrs. exp. Contact
William Steve. Phone 5560789. Fax 5560799.
Abbreviations appear very often in “help wanted” ads for economical reason. The following abbreviations are from the two ads above. Remember the abbreviations and their full forms.
WP: word processing
The Reader has a part-time opening in the Classified Department. Candidates should have excellent computer/data input experience, pay close attention to detail and have a minimum typing speed of 65 wpm. Hours are Mondays (8-2 hours afternoons/evenings) and possible additional hours on Tuesday morning. Starting pay is $10/hour ($11/hour after one year). This opening is strictly input of ads. You will not need to answer phones. Please do not respond if your typing speed is less than 65 wpm. Fax your resume/cover letter to: Brett Murphy, Classifieds Manager, 312£828£0682 or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
1. The business name is _________ and it wants to
hire a _____.
2. The applicant is disqualified if his/her typing speed
3. The applicant may expect to increase his/her pay to
________ if he/she is good enough after one year.
4. The contact person name is ___________.
less than 65 wpm
BRIAZZ SANDWICH CAFE
We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic people who have previous experience working with the public in a retail and/or restaurant environment. All of our cafes are located in the Loop area and are open Monday—Friday. Part-time day shifts available; $7.50 starting pay. Uniform and meal allowancesprovided. We also offer career growth and health insurance. Apply online by sending us your r¨¦sum¨¦ and/or a brief summary of your previous work experience and your availability to BriazzChijobs@briazz.com.
1. The applicant qualifications must be
____________________ and have
2. The applicant can find the cafes in ___________.
3. The benefits that Briazz Sandwich Cafe offers are
____________________________ in addition to
uniform and meal allowances.
4. The only piece of contact information provided in
Ad 2 is _____________________.
friendly and enthusiastic
previous experience working with the public in a
retail and/or restaurant environment
the Loop area
career growth and health insurance
Business Address: 5026 N Broadway or 2815 W Montrose
Fax No.: 773£—463—7435
Contact Person E-mail Address: email@example.com
Position Title: Secretary/Administrative Assistant
Application Dates and Hours: Monday—Friday, 9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Qualifications: Good communication, bilingual, basic computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel) Salary Range: competitive, $8—$10/hour
Good communication, bilingual, basic computer skills
(Microsoft Word and Excel), competitive salary ($8—
$10/hour). Please apply M—F, 9 a.m. —4 p.m. 5026 N Broadway or 2815 W Montrose. Fax: 773－463－7435.