Resume Quiz Roots 1

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  • 1. 
    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.

  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    3) What should the focus of your resume be?
    • A. 

      To tell an employer what I want from them

    • B. 

      ) To go into lengthy detail about my responsibilities and accomplishments for every position I have held.

    • C. 

      To show that I am interested in and qualified for the particular position I'm applying for.

    • D. 

      To show I'm willing to take any job that I'm offered.

  • 4. 
    Which of these statement would you follow when you develop your resume?
    • A. 

      Use many different fonts and incorporate colored fonts

    • B. 

      Write in paragraph form to explain my background in detail

    • C. 

      Use bulleted sentences to make my resume easier to read.

    • D. 

      Start my resume with the first position I've held and work backward to my most current position.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Personal information like my marital status, age, and weight

    • B. 

      A list of my references

    • C. 

      Jobs I held 30 years ago that don't support my objective.

    • D. 

      ) All of the above.

  • 6. 
    How should you write your resume bullets?  
    • A. 

      Use 'I' statements like 'I prepared a sales report.

    • B. 

      ) Start each of my resume bullets with action words like prepared, developed, monitored, and presented

    • C. 

      Incorporate acronyms and terms that are only used internally by my company.

    • D. 

      Take credit for work done by a team I was on that was actually done by other team members

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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.