Sourcing Practice Quiz For Recruiters

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This is a sourcing practice quiz for recruiters to test their hiring potential skills and abilities. So, if you're a sourcing recruiter and want to evaluate your knowledge, give this quiz a try. Sourcing is the process of finding a suitable candidate for a suitable job role, and it falls under the Talent Acquisition Umbrella. The below test contains some of the basic questions related to sourcing outreach. Play it now and check whether you're doing great in your field or not. All the best, dear!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does it mean to conduct research? 
    • A. 

      Outreach means doing research outside of what's on the applicant portfolio

    • B. 

      It may consist of speaking with the applicant directly regarding the research gathered for job listings according to their portfolio needs

    • C. 

      It may consist of speaking with the applicant for mock interviews, resume writing assistance, and/or cover letter assistance IF the applicant signs up for this

    • D. 

      Both B and C 

  • 2. 
    During outreach, it is important to let applicants know that 
    • A. 

      We cannot help them

    • B. 

      We cannot apply to jobs for them, nor do we guarantee employment 

    • C. 

      The training manual can answer their questions

    • D. 

      They can do resume writing and cover letter assistance in one session 

  • 3. 
    When helping with resume writing assistance or cover letter writing assistance, the volunteer should
    • A. 

      Be mindful to not do their work for them, but instead help them navigate and put their thoughts together using a template

    • B. 

      Complete their resumes and cover letters for them

    • C. 

      Disregard the template completely and go in without an outline

    • D. 

      Do resume writing, cover letter writing, and mock interview in one session

  • 4. 
    Volunteers may not
    • A. 

      Finish research before 5 full days

    • B. 

      Share their personal information such as social media accounts or phone numbers 

    • C. 

      Work with other volunteers if they need additional support

    • D. 

      Help people find job listings that match what the applicant is looking for 

  • 5. 
    Interview etiquette includes
    • A. 

      Maintaining eye contact, conveying relaxed body language, dressing in workplace-appropriate clothing

    • B. 

      Chewing gum while speaking, muting your microphone, and shutting off your camera

    • C. 

      Not wearing a mask during in-person interviews

    • D. 

      All of the above 

  • 6. 
    The most effective source for finding top talent is:
    • A. 

      Alumni groups

    • B. 

      Employee referrals

    • C. 

      College recruitment drives

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is a passive candidate?
    • A. 

      Candidates who are currently employed and not actively seeking a new job role but open for good career opportunities if they get any.

    • B. 

      Candidates who are currently not employed and actively seeking a new job role.

    • C. 

      Candidates who are currently employed and actively seeking a new job role.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Examples of inappropriate job questions are: 
    • A. 

      Your age

    • B. 

      Do you own a car?

    • C. 

      Your sexual preference

    • D. 

      Your educational qualification

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Who is an active candidate in recruitment?
    • A. 

      Unemployed looking for good opportunities.

    • B. 

      Unemployed or unhappily employed not actively looking for opportunities.

    • C. 

      Unemployed or unhappily employed actively looking for opportunities.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    External sources of recruitment are:
    • A. 

      Campus drive

    • B. 

      Walk-in interviews

    • C. 

      Placement agencies

    • D. 

      Employee referrals

    • E. 

      Job posting

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