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Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
Match the association type with the person that best fits the description: opportunistic association
a.
your favorite teacher
b.
the president of your gardening club
c.
your best friend
d.
the man you met while walking your dog
D
Your networking contact list should be limited to family members.
F
Match the association type with the person that best fits the description: online association
a.
the woman you met on the bus
b.
your best friend
c.
the president of your gardening club
d.
someone who is active in your favorite Internet chat room
D
What is the typical relationship between a person’s network size and the number of job leads they have?
a.
The smaller the network, the more job leads available
b.
The larger the network, the more job leads available
c.
The larger the network, the fewer job leads available
d.
None of the above
B
What percentage of jobs are found through networking?
a.
0%-20%
b.
20%-40%
c.
40%-60%
d.
60%-80%
D
Which of the following guidelines about maintaining a network is false?
a.
Participate in career fairs
b.
Use business cards when meeting new people
c.
End network relationships after you find a job
d.
Communicate with your network using the Internet
C
Which of the following is a good rule to follow when using business cards?
a.
Write notes about the people you meet on the back of their business cards
b.
Always have plenty of business cards on hand in networking situations
c.
Always exchange business cards when meeting a new person
d.
All of the above
D
The first step in creating a network is building a(n) _____.
a.
contact list
b.
job lead
c.
references
d.
referral
A
An event organized for employers to meet with job seekers is called a _____.
a.
festival
b.
career fair
c.
town celebration
d.
job outpost
B
Meeting others through volunteer work is the most common way people expand their network.
F
The most productive way to find a job lead is to ____.
a.
find advertisements on the Internet
b.
network
c.
find advertisements in the newspaper
d.
read brochures from professional organizations
B
Business owners and managers prefer to hire people who are referred to them personally.
T
The average person usually has between 15 – 30 acquaintances.
F
What is the typical relationship between a person’s network size and the number of job leads they have?
a.
The smaller the network, the more job leads available
b.
The larger the network, the more job leads available
c.
The larger the network, the fewer job leads available
d.
None of the above
B
Which of the following guidelines about maintaining a network is false?
a.
Participate in career fairs
b.
Use business cards when meeting new people
c.
End network relationships after you find a job
d.
Communicate with your network using the Internet
C
Your networking contact list should be limited to family members.
F
Meeting others through volunteer work is the most common way people expand their network.
F
Match the association type with the person that best fits the description: professional association
a.
someone who is active in your favorite Internet chat room
b.
your brothers and sisters
c.
the man you met while walking your dog
d.
your doctor
D
Communicating with people you know or meet to share information or advice about a job defines _____.
a.
contact list
b.
job leads
c.
networking
d.
career fair
C
Which of the following is a good rule to follow when using business cards?
a.
Write notes about the people you meet on the back of their business cards
b.
Always have plenty of business cards on hand in networking situations
c.
Always exchange business cards when meeting a new person
d.
All of the above
D
What is the typical relationship between a person’s network size and the number of job leads they have?
a.
The smaller the network, the more job leads available
b.
The larger the network, the more job leads available
c.
The larger the network, the fewer job leads available
d.
None of the above
B
Business owners and managers prefer to hire people who are referred to them personally.
T
Match the association type with the person that best fits the description: online association
a.
the woman you met on the bus
b.
your best friend
c.
the president of your gardening club
d.
someone who is active in your favorite Internet chat room
D
Which of the following guidelines about maintaining a network is false?
a.
Participate in career fairs
b.
Use business cards when meeting new people
c.
End network relationships after you find a job
d.
Communicate with your network using the Internet
C
The first step in creating a network is building a(n) _____.
a.
contact list
b.
job lead
c.
references
d.
referral
A
Communicating with people you know or meet to share information or advice about a job defines _____.
a.
contact list
b.
job leads
c.
networking
d.
career fair
C
Temporary employment that can become permanent employment after a period of evaluation by the employer defines _____.
a.
school-to-work program
b.
temp work
c.
temp-to-hire work
d.
hidden job market
C
Which of the following questions about private employment agencies is false?
a.
Private employment agencies have access to more job openings.
b.
Private employment agencies offer their services free of charge.
c.
Private employment agencies offer more personal services.
d.
Private employment agencies often specialize in temp-to-hire jobs.
B
More companies are posting job advertisements on industry specific sites, because the applicants are usually more qualified.
T
Which of the following is an Internet job search “do”?
a.
Post your résumé without considering your privacy
b.
Pay attention to all directions before responding to job postings
c.
Assume that e-mail is informal, private, or temporary
d.
Take a passive role during your online job search
B
A job search should be treated like a full time job.
T
Jobs in the hidden job market can be discovered through job advertisements.
F
If you are interested in working for a specific company, what type of job site should you look at for opening?
a.
Geographic specific site
b.
Industry specific site
c.
Company site
d.
General job site
C
Employers prefer to hire someone who has been referred to them, rather than a complete stranger.
T
Monica is interested in changing careers, and she needs to find a job Web site that lists careers from all industries. What type of job site would you recommend for her?
a.
General job site
b.
Industry specific job site
c.
Geographic specific job site
d.
Company site
A
The Internet can be used to:
a.
Research potential employers
b.
Post résumés
c.
Search for job leads
d.
All of the above
D
Jessica filled out her job application and is about to turn it in. In the “Position Applied for” box she wrote question marks, because she does not know what positions are available. Which of the following suggestions would be Jessica’s best option for filling in this information?
a.
Leave the application how it is, because then the business can decided the best position
b.
Ask the manager what positions are available and list a specific position
c.
Write “All Positions” so that she appears flexible
d.
Write “Company President” because it shows ambition
B
References that employers trust for the most accurate reporting include _____.
a.
friends
b.
relatives
c.
counselors
d.
parents
C
You need a Social Security number before you can apply for jobs.
T
Which of the following would be the least effective reference?
a.
Your boss at your part-time job
b.
Your grandfather who is a small business owner
c.
Your neighbor for whom you do odd jobs
d.
Your guidance counselor
B
When applying for a position, you can make a positive impression by _____.
a.
acting confident
b.
being prepared
c.
communicating effectively
d.
all of the above
D
When compiling a reference list, you should always _____.
a.
verify what the reference will say
b.
ask permission before listing a reference
c.
thank them for their help
d.
all of the above
D
If you do not have a Social Security number, you can apply for one.
T
Making a good first impression on potential employers is essential to securing employment.
T
Which of the following rules regarding filling out a job application is false?
a.
Read and follow instructions exactly
b.
Leave questions blank if they are not applicable
c.
Complete the application as neatly as possible
d.
Do not provide any negative information
B
How many references should you have ready to list if an employer asks for them?
a.
1-3
b.
3-5
c.
5-7
d.
7-9
B
Instead of having to know HTML code, most Web sites will have templates that make creating Web résumés easy.
T
Having just one typo on your résumé can eliminate you from a job pool.
T
A résumé that is converted from a graphic image into text and searched for keywords is a _______.
a.
Print résumé
b.
Web résumé
c.
Electronic résumé
d.
Scannable résumé
D
During this stage of résumé review, employers determine who will receive interviews:
a.
Stage 1
b.
Stage 2
c.
Stage 3
B
Web résumés are posted to the Internet in HTML format.
T
A word-processed résumé designed to be visually appealing is a _______.
a.
Print résumé
b.
Web résumé
c.
Electronic résumé
d.
Scannable résumé
A
Hand written résumés are still used frequently.
F
An electronic résumé is a plain-looking document.
A
After an employer has narrowed down résumés, they usually bring in 10 or fewer applicants to interview.
T
In order to scan résumés, employers will use a scanner which looks like a compact copy machine.
T
Work experience should always be listed before education on a résumé.
T
Other experiences should be included only if they are relevant to the job objective.
T
The information included in a rĂ©sumĂ© should always relate to the job objective; if it isn’t related, it shouldn’t be included.
T
Alison knows e-mail is an important form of communication when seeking employment. She is going to create an e-mail account for her job search communications. Which of the following e-mail addresses would be most appropriate for Alison to use?
a.
[email protected]
b.
[email protected]
c.
[email protected]
d.
[email protected]
D
Another name for a functional résumé is a chronological résumé.
F
The work experience section of a résumé should be listed in a reverse chronological order.
T
Including positive personal qualities on your résumé can help compensate for lack of paid work experience.
T
References are typically included on a résumé.
F
This rĂ©sumĂ© format focuses on an applicant’s work experience and education:
a.
Chronological
b.
Functional
c.
Skills
d.
Electronic
A
This résumé format focuses on the tasks or skills that an applicant can perform:
a.
Chronological
b.
Functional
c.
Electronic
d.
Scannable
B
Other experiences should be included only if they are relevant to the job objective.
T
This rĂ©sumĂ© format focuses on an applicant’s work experience and education:
a.
Chronological
b.
Functional
c.
Skills
d.
Electronic
A
Your job objective should be vague so that it can be reused when applying for different jobs.
F
According to Fair Employment Laws, it is illegal to discriminate on the basis of _____.
a.
age
b.
race
c.
sex
d.
all of the above
D
References are typically included on a résumé.
F
This résumé format focuses on the tasks or skills that an applicant can perform:
a.
Chronological
b.
Functional
c.
Electronic
d.
Scannable
B
When should you write a functional (skills) résumé?
a.
When you work history does not have obvious gaps.
b.
When you are making a career change.
c.
When your most recent job is similar to the one you are applying to.
d.
When you are applying to a very traditional company.
B
The information included in a rĂ©sumĂ© should always relate to the job objective; if it isn’t related, it shouldn’t be included.
T
Which of the following headings should be included in your résumé?
a.
objective
b.
work experience
c.
qualifications
d.
all of the above
D
Including positive personal qualities on your résumé can help compensate for lack of paid work experience.
T
Writing an effective résumé requires the author to select their wording very carefully.
T
When selecting words to include in a résumé, they should be complex in nature.
F
Résumés should be written in complete sentences.
F
If your qualifications do not match the requirements of the position you are applying for, it is okay to lie about them in order to get an interview.
F
Keywords should never be repeated in a résumé.
F
The best way to start a statement on your résumé is with _____.
a.
“I” or “My”
b.
a noun
c.
an active verb
d.
an adjective
C
“Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity in management?”

The above statement is taken from a job advertisement. If Jessica is tailoring her résumé to this advertisement, which of the following words should she include, because it is most likely a keyword?
a.
looking
b.
rewarding
c.
opportunity
d.
management

D
Given the option of receiving a generic résumé or a tailored résumé, employers prefer generic résumés.
F
When creating your résumé, you should _____.
a.
tailor it to the needs of the employer
b.
use industry and job related terms
c.
match it to the job description
d.
all of the above
D
In order to make a résumé persuasive and not self-centered, omit the use of the word _____.
a.
“I”
b.
“Me”
c.
“My”
d.
All of the above
D
Why is it important to take special steps to format an electronic résumé properly?
a.
It demonstrates superior knowledge over other candidates
b.
It shows time went into applying for the position
c.
It ensures the document is clear and readable
d.
All of the above
D
Scannable résumés are:
a.
Written by hand and then scanned
b.
Typed on a typewriter
c.
Created in a word-processing program
d.
Recorded using voice scanning technology
C
Which of the following is a “DON’T” regarding scannable rĂ©sumĂ©s?
a.
Print on white paper with black ink
b.
Use special characters like italics and underlining
c.
Add spaces before and after slashes
d.
Use a clean and neat overall format
B
Small, family owned businesses usually require applicants to submit electronic résumés.
F
Which of the following résumés would most likely get thrown in the garbage?
a.
A résumé typed in black ink
b.
A résumé following a traditional format
c.
A résumé on hot pink paper
d.
A résumé typed in a common font
C
After submitting a résumé electronically, how long should you wait before following up with an employer?
a.
1-2 days
b.
1-2 weeks
c.
2-3 days
d.
4-5 days
C
Before sending a résumé, you should always checked with the employer to see what operating system they use.
T
Which of the following is a “DO” regarding scannable rĂ©sumĂ©s?
a.
It should have parentheses to separate numbers
b.
It should have lots of graphic images
c.
It should be written in a simple, standard font
d.
It should have columns to separate sections
C
Design, content, and organization are all important to the overall presentation of your résumé.
T
Your résumé should always begin with the title RESUME at the top.
F
Which of the following statements about cover letters is false?
a.
A cover letter gives an employer some insight into the applicant’s personality.
b.
A cover letter provides an employer with an sample of the applicant’s written communication skills.
c.
A cover letter is sent before a résumé so that the employer knows it is coming.
d.
A cover letter allows an applicant to go more in depth about their skills and abilities.
C
The main purpose of a cover letter is to:
a.
Get hired for a position
b.
Be called in for an interview
c.
Let your friends know how your job search is going
d.
Obtain references from your network
B
The statement, “I have always wanted to work for your company,” demonstrates how an applicant can benefit the employer.
F
Simone is writing a cover letter to Casey Jones, and is unsure of the employers gender. How should she address her letter?
a.
Dear Casey Jones:
b.
To whom it may concern:
c.
Dear Hiring Manager:
d.
Dear Mr./Ms. Jones:
A
In which part of a cover letter does the applicant explain the purpose of the letter?
a.
Heading
b.
Introduction
c.
Argument
d.
Closing
B
Job seekers often spend a large amount of time writing their résumés and neglect to write quality cover letters.
T
What part of the cover letter explains how the applicant’s qualifications meet the needs of the company?
a.
Header
b.
Introduction
c.
Argument
d.
Closing
C
Having just one error on a cover letter may eliminate an applicant from being considered for employment.
T
You should be certain that your cover letter duplicates the exact same information found in your résumé.
F
What can a cover letter explain that a résumé cannot?
a.
Gaps in employment history
b.
Reentry into the job market
c.
Changes in career focus
d.
All of the above
D
Having just one error on a cover letter may eliminate an applicant from being considered for employment.
T
Simone is writing a cover letter to Casey Jones, and is unsure of the employers gender. How should she address her letter?
a.
Dear Casey Jones:
b.
To whom it may concern:
c.
Dear Hiring Manager:
d.
Dear Mr./Ms. Jones:
A
A cover letter is difficult to write because you must write about yourself without sounding self-centered or selfish.
T
Which of the following is not included in the heading of a cover letter?
a.
Applicant’s contact information
b.
Date
c.
Employers contact information
d.
Salutation
D
You should be certain that your cover letter duplicates the exact same information found in your résumé.
F
If you want to compare your qualifications to an employers requirements, a T-letter is the best cover letter format to use.
T
What part of the cover letter explains how the applicant’s qualifications meet the needs of the company?
a.
Header
b.
Introduction
c.
Argument
d.
Closing
C
The main purpose of a cover letter is to:
a.
Get hired for a position
b.
Be called in for an interview
c.
Let your friends know how your job search is going
d.
Obtain references from your network
B
Research shows that a passive close to a cover letter leads to more interviews.
F
Which of the following cover letter closures is the best example of using a combination of both active and passive closings?
a.
“Enclosed is my resume for your review. I am enthusiastic about the position and look forward to hearing from you. You may reach me at (555) 235-1234. Thank you for your time and consideration.”
b.
“I have enclosed my rĂ©sumĂ© for your review. I am enthusiastic about the position and think I have a lot to offer our company. You can call me or I can call you about the next step. Thank you for your time and consideration.”
c.
“I am confident in my ability to make a positive contribution to your company. Enclosed is my resume for your review. I will call next week to request an appointment or you may reach me at (555) 123-4567. Thank you for your time and consideration.”
d.
“My rĂ©sumĂ© and transcript are enclosed for your evaluation. I will contact you on the week of August 30th to schedule a time in which I may further discuss my qualifications for the Marketing position. Thank you for your time and consideration.”
C
How long should an electronic cover letter be?
a.
Approximately 50 words
b.
Approximately 150 words
c.
Approximately 250 words
d.
Approximately 350 words
B
The type of cover letter written to inquire about possible job openings:
a.
Networking letter
b.
Prospecting letter
c.
Application letter
d.
Follow up letter
B
A cover letter may be searched for keywords.
T
When writing a networking letter, respect your recipient by _____.
a.
being dishonest
b.
being ungrateful
c.
being concise
d.
being informal
C
Which change should be made to the above cover letter excerpt before sending it to an employer?
B
The only types of cover letters that do not need to be tailored to the recipient are networking letters.
F
Which of the following statements about electronic cover letters is true?
a.
Sending an e-mail is a less formal type of communication, so electronic cover letters do not need to follow the business format.
b.
Cover letters that are sent electronically should always have a brief but informative subject line which catches the reader’s eye.
c.
Cover letters should always be sent as attachments, unless it is specifically requested that the letter be included in the body of the e-mail.
d.
If an employer asks that only a cover letter and résumé be submitted, it is a good idea to attach letters of recommendation also to appear professional.
B
The type of cover letter written in response to a posted job opening:
a.
Networking letter
b.
Prospecting letter
c.
Application letter
d.
Follow up letter
C
What change does NOT need to be made to the above cover letter excerpt before sending it to an employer?
C
Electronic cover letters should still follow a business letter format, even though e-mail is a less formal type of communication.
T
Which of the following statements about electronic cover letters is true?
a.
Sending an e-mail is a less formal type of communication, so electronic cover letters do not need to follow the business format.
b.
Cover letters that are sent electronically should always have a brief but informative subject line which catches the reader’s eye.
c.
Cover letters should always be sent as attachments, unless it is specifically requested that the letter be included in the body of the e-mail.
d.
If an employer asks that only a cover letter and résumé be submitted, it is a good idea to attach letters of recommendation also to appear professional.
B
Remy is applying for a job where the employer asks that a cover letter and résumé be submitted. Remy should:
a.
Attach letters of recommendation also
b.
Send the cover letter first, and the résumé later
c.
Submit only the cover letter and résumé
d.
Send the cover letter as an attachment
C
What change does NOT need to be made to the above cover letter excerpt before sending it to an employer?
C
Electronic cover letters should still follow a business letter format, even though e-mail is a less formal type of communication.
T
Which of the following subject lines would be best to use when applying for a position as a high school teacher?
a.
Teacher job
b.
Blank subject line
c.
Re: Job Number 943
d.
Educator with 8 years of classroom experience
D
The type of cover letter written to inquire about possible job openings:
a.
Networking letter
b.
Prospecting letter
c.
Application letter
d.
Follow up letter
B
When sending an electronic cover letter, an e-mail address is sufficient contact information.
F
The only types of cover letters that do not need to be tailored to the recipient are networking letters.
F
An electronic cover letter should be _____.
a.
colorful and flashy
b.
simple and basic
c.
long and boring
d.
messy and brief
B
A _____ is an employment test that evaluates your specific job-related abilities, such as typing speed. It is recommended that you sharpen or improve these abilities before an interview.
a.
personality test
b.
computerized pre-employment test
c.
skills test
d.
technical test
C
Which of the following people would be considered a gatekeeper?
a.
Administrative support person
b.
Receptionist
c.
Human resources staff
d.
All of the above
D
An employer can refuse to hire you if you refuse a drug screening test or background check.
T
Employment assessments are only used during the hiring phase of employment.
F
It is always the interviewee’s fault if an interview is bad.
F
A(n) _____ is a formal meeting between an employer and a job applicant
a.
background check
b.
gatekeeper
c.
interview
d.
personality test
C
Which of the following is a characteristic of an unstructured interview?
a.
Conducted by a professional interviewer
b.
Focuses on factual information
c.
Common in small businesses
d.
Limited information on the interviewee’s personality
C
Which type of employment test cannot be studied for or practiced for in advance?
a.
A technical test
b.
A skills test
c.
A personality test
d.
A human resources test
C
How can you prepare for a background check?
a.
Maintain good credit
b.
Be truthful on resumes and applications
c.
Obtain and verify credit reports and personnel records
d.
All of the above
D
The interview is an informal meeting between the employer and the job applicant.
F
If a company is in New York City, and a qualified applicant lives across the country in California, what would be the most cost effective interview format to use?
a.
Distance interview
b.
Performance interview
c.
Group interview
d.
Behavioral interview
A
A(n) _____ is a formal meeting between an employer and a job applicant
a.
background check
b.
gatekeeper
c.
interview
d.
personality test
C
Direct interview requests include of all of the following techniques EXCEPT:
a.
Requesting an interview through an employment agency
b.
Requesting an interview during a personal visit to the company
c.
Requesting an interview in a written letter
d.
Requesting an interview through a telephone call
A
Indirect interview requests include of all of the following techniques EXCEPT:
a.
Requesting an informal meeting with a person in the company
b.
Requesting an interview through an employment agency
c.
Requesting an interview through a human resources department
d.
Requesting an interview during a telephone call to the employer
D
Which type of employment test cannot be studied for or practiced for in advance?
a.
A technical test
b.
A skills test
c.
A personality test
d.
A human resources test
C
Applicants who test positive for illegal drug use can be screened out of a job immediately.
T
Which of the following people would be considered a gatekeeper?
a.
Administrative support person
b.
Receptionist
c.
Human resources staff
d.
All of the above
D
It is always the interviewee’s fault if an interview is bad.
F
How can you prepare for a background check?
a.
Maintain good credit
b.
Be truthful on resumes and applications
c.
Obtain and verify credit reports and personnel records
d.
All of the above
D
This interview type is used to determine which applicants have the necessary qualifications and will continue to the next level of interviews.
a.
Group interview
b.
Performance interview
c.
Stress interview
d.
Screening interview
D
Which of the following is an example of a stress question?
a.
What type of work do you enjoy the most?
b.
What is your greatest weakness?
c.
How would you describe yourself?
d.
Why are you interested in this position?
B
The purpose of this category of interview questions is to learn about the interviewee’s personal attributes.
a.
General information questions
b.
Behavioral questions
c.
Character questions
d.
Stress questions
C
Practicing for an interview in front of a mirror or with a friend are good ways to rehearse.
T
Which of the following is an example of a behavioral question?
a.
Why do you want to leave your current job?
b.
Have you ever been fired from a job?
c.
Describe an experience when you dealt with an angry customer.
d.
How would you describe yourself?
C
The purpose of this category of interview questions is to obtain factual information about the interviewee.
a.
General information questions
b.
Behavioral questions
c.
Character questions
d.
Stress questions
A
A job applicant should not ask questions during an interview.
F
When conducting a mock interview, it is not necessary to dress in interview clothing.
F
You can ready yourself for an interview by:
a.
Conducting a practice interview
b.
Preparing answers to typical questions
c.
Researching the company
d.
All of the above
D
One of the first things to do to prepare for a job interview is to _____.
a.
ask for a formal offer letter
b.
plan how to spend your first paycheck
c.
research the company
d.
send a follow-up letter
C
In an interview, a tough question _____.
a.
may show the interviewer how you think under pressure
b.
may be designed to rattle you
c.
may have no right answer
d.
all of the above
D
One of the biggest mistakes you can make during an interview is failing to match the interviewer’s communication style.
T
It is a good idea at an interview to _____.
a.
bring a friend along for moral support
b.
dress conservatively
c.
take along a snack in case you get hungry
d.
hide a tape recorded in your briefcase
B
During an interview you should be modest about your skills and abilities.
F
Which of the following is NOT an example of nonverbal communication?
a.
Using facial expressions
b.
Talking on the telephone
c.
Making eye contact
d.
Making hand gestures
B
The process of sending and receiving messages with words defines _____.
a.
verbal communication
b.
nonverbal communication
c.
open communication
d.
empty communication
A
The process of sending and receiving messages without using any spoken words defines _____.
a.
verbal communication
b.
nonverbal communication
c.
open communication
d.
empty communication
B
Which of the following forms of communication has the most impact during your interview?
a.
Nonverbal
b.
Verbal
c.
Voice quality
d.
Intonation
A
Employers will be evaluating your attitude and communication skills during an interview.
T
To dress for success you should wear heavy perfume or cologne and use lots of hairspray.
F
Many employers don’t focus on an applicant’s job skills. Instead, they say the most important thing is _____.
a.
the perfect résumé
b.
the best previous work experience
c.
new shoes
d.
the right attitude
D
What information should be included in the opening paragraph of a thank-you letter?
a.
Mention skills that were omitted during the interview
b.
Reinforce any points perceived as weaknesses
c.
Mention looking forward to a response
d.
Reinforce interest and fit for the position
D
If you have to reject a job offer because it isn’t what you wanted, what is the best step to take?
a.
Say no at the interview to save the employer time
b.
Do not call the interviewer back
c.
Call the interviewer back, thank them, and give a reason for your answer
d.
Call the interviewer and let them know you would never work for them
C
If you are offered a job at an interview, you should _____.
a.
ask for at least one day to think it over
b.
say yes immediately so the employer won’t offer the job to someone else
c.
ask for the company’s press kit or annual report
d.
accept immediately, but only if they are willing to negotiate a higher salary
A
_____ is an important part of the interview process. It allows you to consider how you did in the interview, examining your strong and weak points.
a.
Active listening
b.
Self-evaluation
c.
Networking
d.
Empathizing
B
What information should be included in the closing paragraph of a thank-you letter?
a.
Mention skills that were omitted during the interview
b.
Reinforce any points perceived as weaknesses
c.
Mention looking forward to a response
d.
Reinforce interest and fit for the position
C
If an employer agrees to give you constructive criticism of your interview performance, you need to listen carefully and take notes.
T
Evaluating your performance after an interview can help you to improve for future interviews.
T
Which of the following documents thanks the interviewer and restates the applicant’s interest in the job?
a.
Cover letter
b.
Acceptance letter
c.
Thank-you letter
d.
Rejection letter
C
A _____ is a document that thanks an interviewer and restates an applicant’s interest in the job.
a.
thank-you letter
b.
letter of acceptance
c.
rejection letter
d.
cover letter
A
Why is it important to carefully document an interview?
a.
You can learn from the problems and successes during the interview
b.
It can help you determine if the company is the right fit for you
c.
Documenting the information can help you prepare for a second interview
d.
All of the above
D

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