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    • Quiz
    • 1. Who plays semi-pro football? Justin
    • 2. Who was born in Mississippi? Marcus
    • 3. Who’s favorite football team is the Falcons? Brian
    • 4. My father was a Southern Baptist preacher.
    • 5. What percentage of time do managers have to spend on “personnel” problems? 80%
    • 6. There are 8 steps to getting hired--name two of them. See page 153
    • 7. There are 10 ways to enhance your professional image---name 2 of them See page 154
    • 8. There are 9 places to look for a job---name 2 of them. See pp. 155-157
    • 9. Employers like to see certain characteristics in an applicant's resume. Name 2 See Pages 160-161
    • 10. There are things you should exclude from a resume. Name 2 See Page 163
    • 11. Name at least three action verbs to use in your resume. See Page 161
    • 12. To write an effective career objective, you have to ask yourself three basic questions. Name 2 • What kind of job am I searching for? • What kind of job am I qualified for? • What capabilities do I possess that match what a potential employer wants?
    • 13. There are two major ways to organize a resume. Name them • Chronological • Functional
    • 14. There are three things that you may include in your resume, but don’t restate them in your letter of application if you do. Name 1 • Personal data, including license or certificate number • Specific names of courses in your major • Names and addresses of all your references
    • 15. Besides the three interview questions we’ve already had, name 2 more. See pages 187-188
    • 16. The book names 7 things to help you prepare for your interview. Name 2 See pages 186-187
    • 17. The opening paragraph of your letter of application must get your reader’s attention by answering 4 questions. Name 2 of them. See page 180
    • 18. The textbook mentions 6 guidelines as you make your Letter of Application. Name 2 See page 180
    • 19. The textbook mentions 5 guidelines for how to write the body of your Application Letter. Name 2 See page 181
    • 20. The closing paragraph of your Application Letter should fulfill 4 important functions. Name 2 • Emphasizes once again briefly your major qualifications • Asks for an interview or a phone call • Indicates when you are available for an interview • Thanks the reader
    • 21. The textbook mentions 10 interview “Do’s and Don’ts.” Name 3 of them. See pages 189-190
    • 22. How long should you wait before you send a follow-up letter after the interview? Within a week
    • 23. The most important section of your online resume contains the _________ you use. keywords
    • 24. To achieve the “You Attitude,” the book mentions 4 guidelines for making an impression on your readers. Name 2. See pages 105-109
    • 25. Don’t be afraid of using _______ in letters. Readers will feel more friendly toward you and your message. “You”
    • 26. A business letter should be upbeat, clear, and to the point.
    • 27. The book gives 5 tips to help you select appropriate keywords for your online resume. Name 2 of them See page s 176-178