Professional Development

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Professional Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz to test your Professional capabilities.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most important reason for creating an inventoryof your skills and qualifications before starting your job search is
    • A. 

      So you'll know what you have to offer a potential employer.

    • B. 

      To calculate the salary you should ask for.

    • C. 

      So you can list them all on your resume.

  • 2. 
    A cover letter should include
    • A. 

      A summary of your education and work history

    • B. 

      An explanation of why you are looking of work

    • C. 

      A statement of why you believe you qualify for the job

  • 3. 
    How are scannable resumes different from traditional resumes?
    • A. 

      They are a condensed form that contain less information.

    • B. 

      The sections are arranged in a different order.

    • C. 

      They contain key words and are prepared in a plain format.

  • 4. 
    Which statement is true about the skill clusters created for a functional resume?
    • A. 

      The skills can be acquired from all kinds of experiences, both personal and work-related.

    • B. 

      There should be at least five clusters, more if possible.

    • C. 

      The skills should be limited to those acquired from paid employment.

  • 5. 
    When considering posting your esume on the Internet, you should
    • A. 

      Look for web sites that are free and contains useful job search information.

    • B. 

      Use only nationwide web sites.

    • C. 

      Use only local web sites that charges a small fee.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following should NOT be included on your resume?
    • A. 

      Your date of birth.

    • B. 

      Part-time jobs.

    • C. 

      Your mailing address.

  • 7. 
    If clinical experience was part of your training, you should include it
    • A. 

      In the work history or education section

    • B. 

      Leave it out because you didn't get paid for it

  • 8. 
    The role of the newspaper employment ad
    • A. 

      Answering them is really not worth your time because so many others will also answer them

    • B. 

      You should respond to ads by writing a cover letter that points out how you meet the specific requirements stated in the ad.

    • C. 

      The best use of emplyement ads is to learn about current health care trends in your area.

  • 9. 
    When making use of the Internet for your job search,
    • A. 

      Limit ts use to about 25% of your job search time and effort.

    • B. 

      Post your resume on every site

    • C. 

      Use the internet mostly for networking.

  • 10. 
    The main reason for writing a resume,
    • A. 

      Let employers know you are looking.

    • B. 

      Provide examples of work.

    • C. 

      Convince potential employers to interview you.

  • 11. 
    A resume is put together to serve as a
    • A. 

      Sales brochure

    • B. 

      Detailed list of your skills

    • C. 

      Bragging Rights.

  • 12. 
    What is the purpose of a targeted objective?
    • A. 

      Let the employer know how your qualifications match his or her requirements.

    • B. 

      Narrow your job search to the jobs that seem the most interesting.

    • C. 

      Inform employers of all your skills.

  • 13. 
    Main reason for attending a job fair,
    • A. 

      Is the learn about health care facilities and the kinds of positions they have open.

    • B. 

      Is to participate in job interviews with a large number of employers.

    • C. 

      Is to meet employers who can offer you a job on the spot.

  • 14. 
    The contents of a personal job lead log, (Which statement best describes?)
    • A. 

      A detailed record of all your job leads.

    • B. 

      Copies of your resume and other materials you should take to job interviews.

    • C. 

      Copies of job announcements.

  • 15. 
    The best way to search for job leads,
    • A. 

      Is to contact only those employers you get from career services at your school.

    • B. 

      To use as many methods as possible to increase your changes of success.

    • C. 

      Is to focus on the one or two methods you feel most competent and comfortable using.

  • 16. 
    How much time do career specialists recommend you spend each week on your job search?
    • A. 

      5-10 hours

    • B. 

      10-20 hours

    • C. 

      20-40 hours

    • D. 

      It's up to you.