Resume 101 - Pretest

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Quiz by tleclerc, updated more than 1 year ago
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Created by tleclerc over 5 years ago
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Description

This test serves as a pretest to the WorkSource CareerLink series

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Question 1

Question
What type of resume is best if you have gaps in your work history?
Answer
  • Functional
  • Chronological
  • CV
  • There is only one type of resume

Question 2

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How long does a perspective employer initially look at your resume on average?
Answer
  • 5 minutes
  • 2 minutes
  • 1 minute
  • 30 seconds
  • 18 seconds
  • 8 seconds
  • 5 seconds

Question 3

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How long should a resume be?
Answer
  • 1-2 pages
  • 3 pages
  • 4 pages
  • As long as necessary to communicate skills and experience

Question 4

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What elements are included in a resume?
Answer
  • Your name
  • Your street address
  • Your city, state & zip
  • Your email address
  • Summary section
  • Education section
  • Employment history section
  • Your hobbies
  • Job objective
  • References

Question 5

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What is an applicant tracking system?
Answer
  • A program used by an employer to determine how many applicants they have for each position.
  • A system a job hunter should use to track the places they have applied.
  • A automatic resume scanning software used by employers to filter out resumes.

Question 6

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How often should you update your resume? (you can pick multiple answers, if appropriate)
Answer
  • When you get ready to look for a job
  • Every time you post for a job
  • At least 1 time per year, if you are employed
  • When you complete a training

Question 7

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It isn't necessary to fully complete an application if you are attaching a resume.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Cover letters are no longer needed when applying directly for a position. The email body serves as this function.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Resumes are the best tool to find a job.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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It is not necessary to target each resume for each job posting, as long as I have a strong master resume.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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