Quiz 25: Employment Strategies

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Q1
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Which of the following is the most appropriate action when writing a cover letter?

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A) Make the letter lengthy to describe details about past experiences.
B) The last paragraph should state your reason for writing.
C) Reproduce it several times to use with multiple employers.
D) Address it to a specific individual whenever possible.
Answer:
D) Address it to a specific individual whenever possible.
Q2
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Which of the following is important to remember when beginning your job search for a position as a medical assistant?

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A) Pounding the pavement gets the job.
B) A position is guaranteed with a certificate.
C) Networking is most effective in a job search.
D) Competition is not important.
Answer:
C) Networking is most effective in a job search.
Q3
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Which of the following best describes the advantage of completing a pre-job search self-evaluation worksheet?

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A) Deciding whether to leave your present job
B) Concentrating on improving weaknesses
C) Seeing how your work is progressing
D) Looking at your strengths, weaknesses, and preferences
Answer:
D) Looking at your strengths, weaknesses, and preferences
Q4

The following numbered list includes common reasons employers do not hire a person. Rank the reasons from the most unwanted persons to least unwanted.
-1. Lack of confidence
-2. Interested only in the best dollar offer
-3. Poor appearance
-4. Acts like a know-it-all
-5. Poor diction and grammar

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A) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
B) 4, 5, 3, 2, 1
C) 3, 4, 5, 1, 2
D) 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
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Q5

Which of the following best describes the most appropriate résumé specifications?

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A) 1 page, 1 -inch margin, on 8 ? 11-inch stationary
B) 2 pages maximum, 2-inch margin, on 8 ??11 inch stationary
C) 1 page, 2-inch margin, on 8 ? 11-inch stationary
D) 1 page, 1 -inch margin, on 8 ? 10-inch stationary
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Q6

Which of the following best describes the time period for employment history on a résumé?

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A) Recent to past 10 years
B) Recent to past 5 years
C) Recent to past 10 years in great detail
D) Entire employment history in general terms
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Q7

Which of the following best describes the type of résumé that highlights an applicant's accomplishments and strengths?

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A) Targeted
B) Functional
C) Chronological
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Q8

Which of the following best describes the type of résumé useful for focusing on a specific job target?

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A) Targeted
B) Functional
C) Chronological
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Q9

Which of the following best describes the type of résumé useful for a person re-entering the job market?

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A) Targeted
B) Functional
C) Chronological
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Q10

Which of the following is NOT a part of vital résumé information?

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A) Name and address
B) Current telephone
C) Birth date
D) Education
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Q11

Which of the following best describes the purpose of a cover letter?

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A) Directing the letter to the office manager
B) Obtaining an interview
C) Following up after an interview
D) Seeing whether positions are available
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Q12

Which of the following is the most appropriate action when completing an employment application form?

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A) Be prepared to complete the form while in the office.
B) Write "see résumé" rather than supply all information.
C) Complete quickly to not delay another applicant.
D) Use a pencil in case errors are made.
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Q13

Which of the following best describes the type of résumé advantageous for an applicant whose work experience has been volunteer or freelance?

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A) Targeted
B) Functional
C) Chronological
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Q14

Which of the following best describes the type of résumé that is advantageous when an applicant's job history shows real growth and development and prior titles are important?

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A) Targeted
B) Functional
C) Chronological
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Q15

Which of the following is advantageous in using a chronological resume?

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A) You are staying in the same field as prior jobs.
B) You are changing career goals.
C) Your work history is spotty.
D) You have been in the same job for many years.
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Q16

According to statistics, what percent of job positions are filled through networking?

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A) 50
B) 80
C) 75
D) 90
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Q17

Of employees who ask for a raise or promotion, how many receive them?

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A) One-half
B) One-quarter
C) Three-quarters
D) All of them
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Q18

Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding a resume?

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A) A long detailed resume is best.
B) References should be listed on the same sheet as the resume.
C) Style is more important than accuracy.
D) Accomplishment statements begin with power verbs.
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Q19

In the actual interview, you should do which of the following?

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A) Take charge.
B) Hand them one copy of everything you brought with you.
C) Sit comfortably to show that you are relaxed.
D) Think of yourself as a guest and take your cues from the interviewer.
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Q20

At the end of the interview, what should you do if you are interested?

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A) Plead for the job.
B) Leave an extra copy of the resume.
C) Ask to be considered for the job.
D) Plan to write a letter to the interviewer.
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Q21

Which of the following is critical for an online presentation?

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A) Quickly catching the eye of the reviewer
B) Showing a self-made video
C) Giving a thorough and detailed description
D) Presenting your complete job history
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Q22

As part of self-assessment, it is critical to establish a monthly expenditure record to estimate the money required to live.

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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q23

A résumé should summarize employment prior to 2 years ago or leave off if not relevant.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

Subscribe First.

Q24

All résumé styles must contain certain vital information about the job applicant.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q25

The purpose of the cover letter is to ask the employer whether any positions are available.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q26

How well one completes the application form may be a key factor in obtaining an interview.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

Subscribe First.

Q27

Transferable skills are the medical procedures you have acquired in school and in which you are proficient.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q28

Mentioning jobs that have transferable skills is among one of the top errors found on résumés.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q29

The interview process is a two-way street, and you should also ask questions of your potential employer.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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