Section 6 - Branding, Cover Letter & Job Application

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Section 6 - Branding, Cover Letter & Job Application - Quiz

The following quiz is based on material found in Section 6 of the Career EDGE Workbook. Take this quiz before and after the section to see how much you have learned and retained from this seciton.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A resume is usually read for less than _____seconds by an employer.
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      30

  • 2. 
    A document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your skills and experience is a:
    • A. 

      Employer letter

    • B. 

      Cover letter

    • C. 

      Professional letter

  • 3. 
    Effective cover letters explain the reasons for your interest in the specific organization and identify your most relevant skills or experiences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The 3 types of resumes a job seeker can choose from are:
    • A. 

      Chronological, functional, and targeted

    • B. 

      Chronological, functional, and Objective

    • C. 

      Professional, Objective, and functional

  • 5. 
    What are the 3 grammatical sections of the cover letter?
    • A. 

      Beginning, Middle and End Paragraph

    • B. 

      Introduction, Body and Closing Paragraph

    • C. 

      Introduction, Explanation and Closing Paragraph

  • 6. 
    The cover letter’s closing paragraph is the action stage. Take the initiative and suggest arrangements for a specific interview time and date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Your interview outfit should be a bright color (ie. not navy or black), clean and pressed suit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A(n)  _______________ provides answers to questions about your education and work experience. Second, it provides information about your ability to follow directions, work neatly, spell correctly, and provide accurate and complete data.
    • A. 

      Job Application

    • B. 

      Essay

    • C. 

      Survey

  • 9. 
    The purpose of the resume to generate enough interest in the employer’s mind to make them want to interview you or ask for additional information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A _______________ is a person who can vouch for your qualifications for a job (ie. former employer, a colleague, a client, a vendor, a supervisor or someone else who can recommend you for employment.)
    • A. 

      Friend

    • B. 

      Professional Reference

    • C. 

      Corporate Reference

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