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I need assistance please! Using any method you want, including sites such as USAJOBS and Monster.com, find a job ad online. Search for the corporation that has posted the job (do not use an ad that does not provide the corporation or organization please). Look up the corporation's mission and objectives pages and look for keywords and other information that would correlate with the job ad, and would therefore help you sharply focus your cover letter and tailor your resume.

In your response, first write a paragraph that describes the correlation you found between the job ad and the information on the organization's site. Then write a paragraph explaining how you can use that information to write a more persuasive cover letter and resume.

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This solution finds a job online, and the outlines the correlation between the job description and the corporation's website. It also describes how to take this information to make a more persuasive cover letter and resume for the position. It is a very thorough answer.

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The job I discovered was for a Brand Marketing Internship Profile (Interns Only) (The Coca Cola Company, 2012). The correlation I found between the job advertisement and the information on the company's site included the thrust that Coca Cola is a place where 'people are inspired to be the best they can be' (Coca Cola, 2012). Both the job posting and the organization's site elaborated the size of the company and its' wide range of products. The career opportunity points out the need for 'data driven analysis, strategic thinking and problem solving to develop a recommendation, which will favorably impact the business' (The Coca Cola Company, 2012). This aligns with the company's mission to create value and make a difference by being a highly effective, lean organization. The job ...

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