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ARE 490 Final Exam
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Find Fill in the Blank: When you __________, you compare what you learn from the posting and your company research to your own values, goals, and abilities to determine whether it would be a good idea to apply or not.
analyze a job posting
What is the last step in your company research process?
Record contact information
One should complete company research for all except the following reasons:
Find out vacation leave policies
One should complete company research for all the following reasons:
Determine where their branches are located
Edit the resume and cover letter you submit
Prepare for interviews
Name 2 reasons from the lecture that company research is important.
To make sure the position is a good fit, and to prepare for an interview
True or False: I should always do research on a company before applying for the job.
We can use ________ to streamline our job search and prevent hour upon hour of job searching daily.
Technology and Apps
List 2 items you should track in your job search.
Companies interested in, and open positions
True or False: You should notify friends and family of your job search since they are part of your network.
How many jobs are found as a result of our professional network?
Large stones in this image and video represent
Core values and my priorities
Understanding my core values and how to prioritize them is important to a career seminar because
until I acknowledge what is most important to me and where I need to be, I cannot set up a career plan that would help me meet my bigger goals.
Our _____ are what drive our decisions and cause us to act the way we do
True or False: The following is an example of a SMART goal
I will be a famous singer by the end of 2021.
True or False: The education section of your resume should include your high school.
True or False: The following is a strong, well-formated accomplishment statement: "I helped feed 25 hogs per day."
True or False: The purpose of a resume is to get a job.
True or False: The appropriate length of a resume for a very active undergraduate student is one page.
We should format our education, experiences, clubs, and awards in ________ order.
Which of the following is NOT an example of a strong action verb:
Which of the following are examples of a strong action verb:
How should the address for the employer you are writing your cover letter to be formatted in a standard cover letter?
Full block address
How early should you show up for an in-person interview?
True or False: The best way to become a stronger interviewer is to review answers to your questions once before the interview.
True or False: Interviews are an opportunity for the interview subject to interview the company to determine best fit for yourself.
True or False: They key purpose of an interview is for a company to decide if I should get the job.
Companies often opt to do an initial round of screen employees using ____ interviews because they are cost-effective.
The only purpose of an interview is for a company to decide if I meet their requirements and have the skills necessary to do the job.
True or False: A job offer should be in writing to be official.
Why is it important that job offers be negotiated on the phone (from course materials)?
Because tone of voice is difficult to interpret through an email
At what point in the process is it best/ideal to discuss salary?
After you receive a job offer
Based on the lecture, how many active members are on LinkedIn?
A headshot on your LinkedIn profile follows all rules but the following:
Use business professional dress
A headshot on your LinkedIn profile follows all rules
Your image should take up 60% of the photo
Make sure you are the only person in the image
Appear friendly and approachable in the image
What are optimal times during the day to post on LinkedIn?
6-8am and 5-6pm
Describe how to professionally make new connections on Linked In. Include at least 2 points.
First, you can send an invitation with a personal and polite note directly to an individual. Second, be active by posting or liking on a regular basis. Thirdly, you can connect with company reps you are interested in.
What is the benefit mentioned in the video of modifying your LinkedIn URL?
Allows you to easily share your profile on a resume, business card, social media profiles, etc., which can lead to making new connections.
True or False: I can use the Alumni tool in LinkedIn to make connections and find potential work opportunities.
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