Identify elements of professional presence within your field of study.
This competency assessment assesses the following Outcome(s):
CS212M1-1: Identify elements of professional presence within your field of study.
Professional Appearance Presentation
You will complete a 7- to 10-slide PowerPoint® presentation that explains what are considered professional and unprofessional attire and behaviors for your chosen career. The presentation will also include information regarding best practices for other factors related to physical appearance and behaviors (hairstyles, tattoos, accessories, jewelry, piercings, communication, attitude, etc.). The presentation will demonstrate the importance of managing your professional image for career success. It will cover specific practices regarded as essential for professionals in your career.
The PowerPoint presentation must include:
A title slide
5-8 content slides that include:
Explanations of 50–100 words in the speaker notes section for all slides
In-text citations, in the current APA format, located in the speaker notes for all slides
Two examples (including two images) of unprofessional attire and reasoning as to why they are unprofessional in your chosen career
Two examples (including two images) of professional attire and reasoning as to the importance of maintaining professional attire in your chosen career
Two examples (including two images) of unprofessional behaviors and reasoning as to why they are unprofessional in your chosen career
Two examples (including two images) of professional behaviors and reasoning as to the importance of maintaining professional behaviors in your chosen career
Two examples (including two images) of best practices for other factors related to appearance and behaviors (such as hairstyles, tattoos, accessories, jewelry, piercings, communication, attitude, etc.) and reasoning as to why they should be best practices in your chosen career
A reference slide with 2–3 references (not including images) in APA format
Minimum Submission Requirements
This assessment should be a Microsoft PowerPoint (minimum 7 slides), in addition to the title and reference slides.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
A separate slide at the end of your submission should contain a list of references in APA format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.
Be sure to include references for all sources and to cite them using in-text citations where appropriate. Your sources and content should follow the current APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.
Your submission should:
include a title page;
speaker notes with 50 words containing explanations of slides
include images on content slides
be typed in Times New Roman, 12 -point font; and
be free of spelling or punctuation errors.