Essays Tagged: "Applicants"

The Mercury Program

In 1959 NASA asked the U.S.military for a list of their members who met certain qualifications. All applicants were required tohave had extensive jet aircraft flight experience and engineering trainin ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Affirmative Action, opinionated paper

ccording to qualifications and experiences. The names are disregarded at this point. A dozen of the applicants are chosen, and notified to setup initial interviews. One applicant meets all the qualifi ... ions, and has had numerous experiences in the field. This applicant clearly surpasses all the other applicants. The commitee is very impressed by this young man. He heads home in delight, hoping to he ...

(5 pages) 241 1 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

t to be one the most nerve-wracking events that a person has to go through. Due mostly because most applicants don't prepare enough. Interviews are important and spending ten or more hours preparing i ... ndly, know how to effectively answer questions. Short answers less than thirty seconds are useless. Applicants come across as lacking knowledge and insight. Answers over three minutes are too long. Ap ...

(12 pages) 320 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education,a personal essay in favor of educational reform in America.

universitysystem is highly specialized and particular to its own field of training. This will help applicants like meconcentrate on my specific career path. I have visited the university campus twice ...

(2 pages) 67 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education,a personal essay in favor of educational reform in America.

universitysystem is highly specialized and particular to its own field of training. This will help applicants like meconcentrate on my specific career path. I have visited the university campus twice ...

(2 pages) 69 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Making of An Army of One In response to our military's racial animosity, the armed forces implemented affirmative action plans during the 1970s.

pecific features of Army affirmativeaction efforts have contributed to their success:(1)The pool of applicants accepted for Army service is highly selective. A seniormilitary officer shared "it's hard ...

(6 pages) 160 0 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Proving Discrimination Employees believing they have been discriminated against must prove the fact.

at least 20 workers are not allowed to: Recruit, or ask an employment agency to send, only younger applicants; withhold training opportunities from older workers; fire or force a worker to retire bec ... f Department Assistant are 1-2 years of clerical experience and typing speed of 40 WPM. Most of the applicants I look at probably have at least five years of experience, and type between 40 and 80 WPM ...

(5 pages) 577 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The current IT job market

job market. I found all bosses became so fussy right now. They asked so many qualifications for the applicants. Some looks like unreachable. For example, an ordinary JAVA developer, they could ask to ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Importance of a college application

include some sort of supplementary materials to be noticeable and stand out from thousands of other applicants.Even if students are not accepted because of their academic records they might still have ...

(1 pages) 90 1 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Affirmative Action"

e woman will, because of affirmative action. The same goes for an admissions officer looking at two applicants-one white male, one black male. The black male will most likely be accepted.Is this fair? ...

(4 pages) 134 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Innovative Organizations.

had the opportunity to work for one of the more visionary companies, 3COM, which subjects their job applicants to an intensive and rigorous selection process. 3COM's aim is to identify employees with ...

(3 pages) 231 2 2.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


nd John Stubbins, the vice president of marketing, have different ideas about how to find qualified applicants. Crohn's aim is to attract the more qualified candidates through their usual trade journa ... ract the more qualified candidates through their usual trade journal ads. Stubbins wants to attract applicants through the internet, which generates a larger quantity of applicants rather than quality ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The assignment was to write a modest proposal in the style of John Swift's modest proposal, and I wrote about the college application process.

ssions process is that the admissions committee does not categorize students enough. In encouraging applicants to portray their paltry personalities through the essay portion of the application, colle ... idance counselors urge students to write essays that will make them stand out in a crowd of similar applicants and portray them as "real" individuals. This is exactly what makes the process ridiculous ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Culture variations of Aesthetic ideals.

her evaluations to the work of attractive children and have higher expectations of them; Attractive applicants have a better chance of getting jobs, and of receiving higher salaries; In court, attract ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

What it takes to succeed in today's job market.

and bleak, there are numerous top payingjobs available; however, because of the high percentage of applicants, employers are seeking out those who are better qualified. This means that employers are ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Legalized Discrimination in America this paper is about how affirmative action is a form of legalized discrimination towards whites in the United states.

action. "Affirmative action we tentatively define as a program for giving preference to individual applicants for positions in educational institutions, or in employment, based on that person's membe ... y have better grades, higher test scores and more qualifications. It is not fair to award points to applicants based on race or gender. This violates the constitution's proclamation of equal rights fo ...

(4 pages) 204 1 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

MLA format reasearch paper

Michigan believes "If you give extra points for being of a particular race, then you're not giving applicants an equal opportunity."(Jost 2). Every year many students who should be admitted to colleg ... hite students believe that the affirmative action policy the school is using, which favors minority applicants is unconstitutional (Benedetto2). According to Robert P. Redwine Dean of Massachusetts it ...

(6 pages) 187 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay deals with predictions of the 2004 Iowa Caucus.

ooking to gain the most votes and challenge current president George Bush. However, out of the many applicants, Howard Dean stands above all the rest in Iowa. The three main reasons for this pertain t ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

When Harsh Reality Hits- stats and research about 10th grade level high school drop outs

economic challenges faced by those who drop out of high school. Most employers tend to consider job applicants only if they hold a General Education Development or a high school diploma. In Canada, fo ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Against Affirmative Action

social benefits."(Vol. A: 127) It is a system of rules giving preference in selection to particular applicants over others. Despite the fact that it was designed to get rid of discrimination, it reall ... ed the placement or promotion based on some irrelevant factor, such as race, class, or gender. Most applicants are not aware of the qualifications of other applicants, and even if they were, their opi ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History