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  • 1. 
    What should you be sure to include in your resume?  
    • A. 

      The resulting benefit of the project or assignment I completed

    • B. 

      My salary requirements

    • C. 

      C Hobbies that are unrelated to my target position such as square dancing and basket weaving.

    • D. 

      d) My membership in controversial groups or organizations.

  • 2. 
    Which of these would include in your resume?  
    • A. 

      Accomplishments such as leading teams or presenting to management.

    • B. 

      b) Experience implementing new systems, processes and applications.

    • C. 

      c) Quantifiable accomplishments like increasing sales by 15% or reducing costs by $250,000.

    • D. 

      D) All of the above

  • 3. 
    1)What is the purpose of a resume?
    • A. 

      A resume isn't really needed in today's job market

    • B. 

      To get a job offer

    • C. 

      To interest an employer enough for them to contact me for an interview

    • D. 

      To document every job I have ever had and ever job duty I have ever had.

  • 4. 
    When is the best time to determine your job objective?
    • A. 

      ) I don't need to pick a job objective. I can keep my options open and employers will determine the best job for me.

    • B. 

      Before I start writing my resume. I can then focus the content of my resume around my objective.

    • C. 

      After I have sent out 150 resumes without landing any interviews

    • D. 

      Prior to accepting a job offer.

  • 5. 
    What is a very important tip you should do before submitting your résumé?
    • A. 

      Spell Check

    • B. 

      Have someone else read it

    • C. 

      Make it all bold

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    ___________ is a document used by individuals to present their background and skillsets.
    • A. 

      Résumé

    • B. 

      Cover Letter

    • C. 

      Business letter

    • D. 

      E-mail

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Business Formal

    • B. 

      Business Informal

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Essay

  • 8. 
    In the __________ paragraph you request action, such as an appointment, an  interview, or some other definite action
    • A. 

      Introduction

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      Closing

  • 9. 
    The ___________ paragraph should create interest and explain why you are writing. It should state the type of position you are applying for, as well as how you heard about the company. Also in your first paragraph, refer to your enclosed or attached resume.
    • A. 

      Closing

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Introduction

    • D. 

      Enclosure

  • 10. 
    The ________ paragraph highlights or amplifies on material in the resume or job application, and explains why the job seeker is interested in the job and would be of value to the employer.
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Closing

    • C. 

      Introduction

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 11. 
    Cover letters are generally _____ page at most in length, divided into a header, introduction, body, and closing.
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 12. 
    Cover letters are typically divided into _________ categories?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 13. 
    A cover letter serves to ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Create a favorable first impression.

    • B. 

      Introduce yourself.

    • C. 

      Demonstrate your professionalism.

    • D. 

      Illustrate your communication skills.

    • E. 

      All of them

    • F. 

      None of them

  • 14. 
    It is important to remember that cover letters are ________ letters, and you are the product. Cover letters serve to introduce you to an employer, and resumes tell about you...
    • A. 

      Sale

    • B. 

      Recommendation

    • C. 

      Resume

    • D. 

      Resignation

  • 15. 
    _____________ is a letter  of introduction attached to, or accompanying another document such as a résumé or employment application; as a way of introducing themselves to potential employers and explaining their suitability for the desired position.
    • A. 

      Résumé

    • B. 

      Job Application

    • C. 

      Cover Letter

    • D. 

      Reference Letter

  • 16. 
    The letters SMART in a smart goal stand for...
    • A. 

      Specifc, Measurable, Attainable, Ready, Timely

    • B. 

      Specific, Maintainable, Actual, Realistic, Timely

    • C. 

      Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely

    • D. 

      Specifc, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, True

  • 17. 
    An example of a specific goal would state something such as; "Join a health club and workout 3 days a week."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    To be realistic, a goal must be something you believe in. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Should you keep looking at your watch when in an interview?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Realy laid back yo dude and high five them

    • B. 

      Give them a firm hand shake say your name clearly

    • C. 

      Go up to them and give them a hug

  • 21. 
    If they ask "have you got a criminal record"? how do you anwser?
    • A. 

      Lie to them

    • B. 

      Be honest but say that was a long time ago i have changed since

    • C. 

      Just say yes

  • 22. 
    When going to an interview you will need to wear what?:
    • A. 

      Suite or shirt and tie

    • B. 

      Old clothes

    • C. 

      Shorts and t-shirt

    • D. 

      Really bright and exciting clothes

  • 23. 
    When should you arrive for interview
    • A. 

      In plenty of time, five minutes early if possible

    • B. 

      Ten minutes after the interview time

    • C. 

      Whenever you feel like it

  • 24. 
    For an x number of minutes, you need desperately to prove yourself fit for this job,and the only best one for it, however, your body may betray you. What are the body signs you need to avoid?
    • A. 

      Too much eye-contact

    • B. 

      Fidgeting, or rubbing your thighs, or hands

    • C. 

      Laughter

    • D. 

      Both A & C only

    • E. 

      A, B & C

  • 25. 
    Name three ways you can practice for the interview.
    • A. 

      Practice answering interview questions in front of a mirror, ask a friend to help you, and video tape your responses

    • B. 

      Ask your boss to help, ask a co-worker, and ask a friend

    • C. 

      Practice at home, write down some of your responses, and memorize what you might say

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 26. 
    True or false. You should always take someone with you to an interview so that you can relax.
    • A. 

      True, you should always take someone to the interview so that you can relax and have someone to talk to.

    • B. 

      False, you never take someone with you to an interview.

  • 27. 
    Fill in the blank...The more you practice and understand the strategies of an ________, more than likely you will be able to get the ________.
    • A. 

      Career, money

    • B. 

      Interview, job

    • C. 

      Technique, job

    • D. 

      Meeting, salary

  • 28. 
    One year, five years, or twenty years are examples of the length for a long- term goal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    When you go into the interview what kind of handshake do you do?:
    • A. 

      Firm

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Hand wrestle

    • D. 

      Light and gentle

    • E. 

      Break a hand

  • 30. 
      Wearing the right outfit is your key to win the job, what are the closet options that you need to avoid on your interview day?
    • A. 

      Large jewelry

    • B. 

      Too much make-up

    • C. 

      Casual wear

    • D. 

      Head cover

    • E. 

      All of the above