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Which of the following would NOT benefit you during a job search?
having an interview outfit ready?
having the necessary documents ready
consulting mentors about where to apply
having a vacation planned in advance
On Jorge's Facebook page, there is a heated exchange about politics with one of his friends. What should Jorge do?
Don't worry about it, is is just his opinion & will not matter in the long run.
Ask friends what they think
Remove the post & check privacy settings
Continue the exchange & try to be less combative
In preparation for her job search, Anna carefully reviewed her Facebook page & noticed that a friend had posted a photo of her competing in a drinking contest. How should she handle this?
Untag the photo & ask the friend to take the photo off her Facebook page.
Post more flattering photos
Close her Facebook account so that no one can see the photo
In doing a Google search on herself, Isabel finds a reference from a former colleague that mentions Isabel's inability to finish a particular task without assistance. What should she do?
Ignore the reference
Assume it will ruin her chances of getting a job.
Confront the colleague
Be prepared to discuss the situation in an interview with a potential employer.
Which of the following email address is best for a candidate preparing for a job search?
Which of the following outgoing voice mail messages best portrays a professional candidate?
a recording with jazz music playing in the background
a clear & brief recording with no background noise
an automated recording that does not identify the person
a long recording listed every possible way to contact the person
Which of the following documents would NOT be useful when proving your legal ability to work in the US?
Electric or cable bill with your current address
social security card
US birth certificate
Which of the following would be the best choice as a reference for a potential employer?
a parents neighbor
your former employer
your childhood friend
Which of the following documents would be most useful in a job search?
a good citizenship award from your elementary school
certificate for completing a read-a-thon
Advanced certification in your field of study
positive comment cards from customers at the diner where you are a waiter/waitress
Which of the following would NOT be part of a candidate's background check?