Am I Prepared For My Job Interview? My Job Search Starts Here.

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  • 1. 
    If you are beginning your job search and don’t have contacts, the best thing you can do is:
    • A. 

      A. Contact as many companies as possible

    • B. 

      B. Just focus on reading the job ads in the Newspaper

    • C. 

      C. Look for a job near your home

    • D. 

      D. Select 2 or 3 target companies

  • 2. 
    When preparing for your job interview, you should:
    • A. 

      Find out about the companies core products and services

    • B. 

      Read about their corporate culture

    • C. 

      Use your research about company in your interview answers

    • D. 

      Apply for this job even if the culture doesn’t resonate with you

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 3. 
    When answering the unanswerable question, “Tell me about yourself” you should:
    • A. 

      Start by telling her first job Start by telling about your first job experience

    • B. 

      Start by talking about your studies

    • C. 

      Start by talking about your work experience which is closest to this job

    • D. 

      State briefly why you are qualified for this job and your motivation

    • E. 

      B, C, and D

  • 4. 
    When you write and prepare your CV, you should:
    • A. 

      Tailor your CV to each different job you apply for

    • B. 

      Put your current work history first

    • C. 

      Include your objective statement and soft skill competencies

    • D. 

      Always include the dates and never leave gaps

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    When preparing for your cover letter, True or False:  Emphasize your attitude and beliefs no matter what even if they are not the same as on the corporate website
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A cover letter should be 2 paragraphs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A cover letter should sum up all your skills even though they are not needed on this job
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If you have no experience in this particular area, in your cover letter, you should:
    • A. 

      Emphasize how you are eager, flexible and capable to learn anything

    • B. 

      Show you are motivated by stating which values you have and how they could be valuable to this function and company

    • C. 

      Make up a little work experience to get invited to the job interview

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 9. 
    Statements True / False It is a good idea to contact a colleague or friend at the company you want to apply for and request an informational interview
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If you try to organize an interview with colleague or friend only to gather information about the job and company, to gain information, you are being unprofessional
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If you have an informational interview, you should plan what you want to know first about the job and company
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Your informational interview should ideally lead you to an interview
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Most jobs vacancies that get filled never get advertised.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If you are applying for a job that is new or you have little or no experience, you should:
    • A. 

      Let your personality shine through

    • B. 

      Read and Learn as much as you can about the job before you apply

    • C. 

      Just accept that you probably won’t get hired and do not apply at all

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 15. 
    When you provide professional references, you should get permission before.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When you write your CV objective statement, you should include the following:
    • A. 

      The type of company and industry you are interested in

    • B. 

      The ideal job you are seeking even if it is different that this job you are applying

    • C. 

      Describe your motivation and make sure that your objective statement matches closely with the job you are applying for

    • D. 

      Highlight a few top qualities about you

    • E. 

      A, C and D

  • 17. 
    In your CV, when you write about your past work experience, you should:
    • A. 

      Use a paragraph and include as much information as possible

    • B. 

      Give only 3 to 5 bullets about each job, even if you have to leave some things out

    • C. 

      Discuss 1 or 2 achievements or KPI’s (key performance indicators you reached) at each place you worked

    • D. 

      Use action verbs to start off each bullet

    • E. 

      B, C, and D

  • 18. 
    If you have a gap in your career, you should: true/false Tell the truth about it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If you have a gap in your career, you should: true/false Try to hide it and replace work with a hobby, volunteer work or helping sick family member
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If you have a gap in your career, you should: true/false If you were fired and can’t find a new job since a long time, admit it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If you have a gap in your career, you should: true/false It is acceptable to show that you are happy with your gap or sabbatical and that this decision was conscious
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    If you have a gap in your career, you should: true/false Learn to say something difficult at ease and with confidence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    If you have a gap in your career, you should: true/false Don’t give up and keep looking for work
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    It is acceptable to give the interviewer the necessary information about your current job search,  past interviews and selection process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Competency based interviewing I know what this means?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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