Not to be negative, but sometimes a workplace involves problems of some sort. Instead of complaining about them, lets take the positive stance and try to work ONE of them out. I think its good to write about a problem you experience at your workplace, but sometimes we recognize problems at another workplace that we could write about. You could also write about a certain problem with America\’s workforce in general, but try to narrow your focus a bit so that research is not too difficult. 1. Briefly describe the problem youre going to write about (in a sentence or so

Not to be negative, but sometimes a workplace involves problems of some sort. Instead of complaining about them, lets take the positive stance and try to work ONE of them out. I think its good to write about a problem you experience at your workplace, but sometimes we recognize problems at another workplace that we could write about. You could also write about a certain problem with America\’s workforce in general, but try to narrow your focus a bit so that research is not too difficult.
1. Briefly describe the problem youre going to write about (in a sentence or so).
2. Make a list of some of the causes of this problem.
3. Who or what does this problem affect? You may not want to list specific names here, but list people such as supervisors, employees, volunteers, customers, children, etc.
4. How does it affect people?
5. Imagine that you are able to solve or at least improve this problematic situation. How would you do it? Who would you involve to help you? What would be necessary?

1.Now become your own worst enemy. If someone were to look at your list of possible solutions, what negative comments might they make? In other words, if youve made the solution seem somewhat easy, why might it not work out as well as you think?

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1.a catchy title that is more than simply the topic itself (not underlined, in bold print, or italics)?
2.a good introduction that begins with an eye catcher (introductory device) and ends with a thesis statement
3.an opinionated thesis statement with which many people would disagree?
4.topic sentences that directly provide support for the thesis statement ?
5.supporting sentences within each body paragraph that provide reasons, specific examples, and explanations for the topic sentence and answer as many journalistic questions as possible?
6.plenty of transitional words and phrases ?
7.a strong intro that is dominated by your eye-catching technique, one that really piques the readers interest?
8.a conclusion that not only summarizes but also includes some other device such as pointing to the future of the topic, giving advice to the reader, or calling for action?