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[Muhammad M Azam] Writing Practice Test 1 21838

Task 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You work for an international company, and would like to spend six months working in its head office in another country.

Write a letter to your manager. In your letter:

  • explain why you want to work in the company’s head office for six months
  • say how your work could be done while you are away
  • ask for his/her help in arranging it,

You should write at least 150 words.

Writing Task 1

Dear Sir/Madam,

Hope you are doing good and taking every precautionary measure for you and your family in order to stay safe amid Covid-19. As you know it has been 12 years that i am associated with this company and during this period i got 3 promotions. Recently i got to know that there is a position of Marketing Manager in Head office in Singapore and they are conducting interviews for internal candidates from different countries to work in its head office for six months.

As you know that i always wanted to get experience of working with people of different countries, so that i can learn different languages, different culture, different ideas that will enhance my exposure and confidence which ultimately benefit the organisation in future. However, during this period i would be available online and will look after all the work from there.

In the job advertisement, it is clearly written that only supervisors are allowed to recommend their subordinate for this position. I request you to kindly recommend my name for this position, i promise that through hard work, i will prove myself and make you proud.

I am looking for your support in this regard,

Your's thankful,

Muhammad Moiz Azam

Task 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Some businesses find that their new employees lack basic interpersonal skills such as cooperative skills. What are the causes? Suggest possible solutions.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience

You should write at least 250 words.

In contemporary era where online businesses are booming, some business are encountering difficulties because some of the new employees lacks interpersonal skills like cooperative skills. This essay will discuss about the causes of such lacking and the best possible solutions to cater these issues.

One of the most important skill an employer look in an employee is a resilience; which means flexibility. The world is now moving towards globalization and most of the new businesses are operating online and in online business you need to satisfy your customers in every possible way. But it has been noted that most of the new employees lack basic interpersonal skills like cooperative skills and they get hyper very quickly while dealing with the customers, which creates a problems for an organisation because with such behavior of their employees they cannot work on customer retention. One of the possible reason for such non cooperative attitude is excessive work load on the employees that creates frustration, because due to overload they cannot manage their work-life balance and in return they release their frustration on customers. Secondly, after spending huge amount on studies, they get job with very less wages, that makes them hopeless and in return they sometimes loose resilience.

The possible solution for both these problems is to conduct a training on how to balance work-life in which the trainer tell them the tricks of how to divide their work among their team members and become a good team player, also it should be a responsibility of their seniors to properly guide them about their career path so that the initial rudimentary wages would not be a point of concern for them.

While recapitulating the discussion, i completely bolster the concept that training changes the mindset of an individuals.


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