Career Management – Quiz 6.01 and 6.02 Practice

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The main reason for a cover letter is to:
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Make the employer want to read the resume.
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What information must be listed on a job application?
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Legal name
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An example of an appropriate interview question is:
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“What are your greatest strengths?”
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Which question should a candidate expect to be asked during a job interview?
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What are your skills and abilities?
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After an interview, a follow-up letter should be sent to the:
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Person who conducted the interview.
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Which is NOT an eployee benefit?
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Regular Paychecks
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If the interviewer asks about the ability to work with others, he/she is referring to which SCANS skill?
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Interpersonal
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Which response would indicate that the job applicant being interviewed possesses problem solving skills?
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“I served on a committe to help our school serve meals that are more appealing to students and increase profit.”
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Which of the following is NOT evidence of dependability?
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A high school transcript with excessive unexcused absences.
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Handling problem and criticism gravefully and maturely is exhibiting:
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Professionalism.
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One of the first things to do to prepare for a job interview is:
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Research the company.
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Which should NOT be included as part of the follow-up letter?
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Request for another interview.
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Directing an applicant to a potential employer for a job interview is a:
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Referral.
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A career portfolio is helpful in a job interview because it:
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Helps showcase the applicants” skills, interests and abilities.
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A letter of application for employment should be sent to:
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The person who has the authority to hrie you.
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The amounts of salary or wages earned for a certain period of time before duductions are withheld is:
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Gross pay.
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The type of resue that works best for a person with continous work experience is a/an:
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Chronological resume.
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During a job interview, questions will be asked to:
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Find out if the applicant is the best person for the job.
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The purpose of a resume is to:
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Showcase your knowledge and skills.
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Which response would indicate that the job applicant being interview possesses critical thinking skills?
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“I develop new products and processes based on analysis of data.”
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If you don’t understand a question an interviewer asks:
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Ask him or her to clarify it.
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Which of the following is a common reason people get fired?
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Failure to follow rules.
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When deciding what to wear to an interview, wear clothes that would be:
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One step above what would be appropriate to wear on the job.
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What is the public goverment employment agency in North Carolina?
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Employment Security Comission
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Which response would indicate that the job applicant being interveiwed possesses technology, resource, information skills?
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“I researched using periodical, book, electronic, and human resources.”
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Answering questions about qualifications objectively and openly duing an interview can demonstrate a canidate’s:
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Honesty.
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A document containing appropriate and important facts about a person who is applying for a job is a:
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Resume.
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A reference letter is the same as a letter of:
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`Recommendation.
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A cover letter is used to:
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Highlight information in an accompanying resume.
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Private employment agencies:
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Charge for their services.
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The first step in creating a network is to build a/an:
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Contact list.
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A resume aids in the jobseeking process in that it:
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Organizes experiences and skills.
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A candidate with little work experience will need to focus attention on which section of the resume?
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Skills
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Most fired workers lose their jobs because of:
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Poor human relations.
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A cover letter is:
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Sent with a resume.
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Which person usually makes the best reference for a job applicant?
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Previous employer
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The Form W-4 reports all of the following tax information to the employer EXCEPT:
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Benefits
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Which should NOT be included in the conclusion of the cover letter/letter of application?
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Salutation to a specific person or title.
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Networking, employment agencies, and classified ads can be sources of:
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Job leads.
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Which document does NOT provide acceptable proof to an employer of US citizenship?
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High school diploma

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