Opportunities for International Experience
Currently we have four positions open for middle managers who wish to participate in a six-month, international exchange program. The program will involve sharing with our counterparts in the respective country best practice principles learned while on the job here in our head office. During your brief excursion, you will spend a considerable amount of time learning about the domestic branches’ markets, with a specific focus on market research in the area of domestic consumers’ preferences. Afterwards, a comprehensive report of our research results will be submitted to the head office on your return.
Interested applicants must fill out an application in addition to submitting a maximum two-page essay on the benefits of participating in an international exchange and how that experience can add value to the corporation. The deadline to apply is October 31.
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Subject: Upcoming visit
The purpose of this letter is to confirm the travel dates for Sharon and myself. We had some difficulty working out our schedules but have finally agreed that the best time for our trip would be from February 14 to 21. We will be travelling to France by Air France, and then we will proceed to Switzerland by train three days later, whereupon we will leave for home after we’ve had plenty of chances to catch up on old times.
Please note below the times and dates of our schedule:
February 14 – Air France departure point: New York, New York
February 15 – Air France arrival point: Paris, France
February 17 – Eurostar departure point: Paris, France
February 18 – Eurostar arrival point: Zurich, Switzerland
February 20 – Swiss Air departure point: Zurich, Switzerland
February 21: Southwest Airlines arrival point: New York, New York
As you can see from our schedule, we will be changing destination twice. During our travel, we were hoping to rent a car in each city. If you could arrange that one be sent to the airport with a driver on our arrival in each city, that would be greatly appreciated. I look forward to getting reacquainted with you after such a long time.
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Subject: Shoe Catalog Request
Dear Mr. Thompson,
Thank you for your email inquiry in regards to our 2007 spring collection of our latest line of fashionable men and ladies’ shoes. We will be more than happy to send you a catalog right away. Also, at this time, I would like to let you know that we have just started a collection of men and ladies’ sports wear which you will find in the catalog I will be sending.
And as a token of our good will, we will also include a free sample of our latest men’s shoe polish that you can try. If you like it and would like to order some, just check the box at the bottom of the order form included in our delivery.
I will have the delivery sent to you today by express courier. You should receive the package in the next three days. If you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Serving all our customer’s needs at the click of mouse, www.makana.com.
With best regards,
Customer Service Representative
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