Engaging, Acknowledging & Citing Sources
- Parent Category: Information Literacy
- Category: Engaging Sources
- Written by Ivan Eubanks, Ph. D.
In conversation, to circumvent a subject for fear of your interlocutor’s reaction; to avoid saying something outright.
Example: “Let’s not beat around the bush: it’s time we discussed your student loan payment.”
Employers tend to use language appropriate to their organizational contexts. If you have many of the skills an employer is looking for, make them aware of your suitability. Make sure that you link your skills to the job you apply for and show that you understand the business of the potential employer.
The following list will help you to 'translate' your cover letter into the language of the appropriate sector.
The curriculum vitae (CV) provides an overview of your achievements in the academic realm and should ideally provide a sense of continuity between what you have done in the past and what you plan to do in the future. There are different standards for American and British/Canadian cvs. This article focuses on the American cv.