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Quiz 11 :

Employment Communication

Quiz 11 :

Employment Communication

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What are electronic portfolios?
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Electronic portfolios are websites on which job hunters post their resumes as well as samples of their work.

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Match each term with the correct definition. a.follow-up letter b.resignation letter c.scannable resume d.cover letter e.text file -mailed as print documents, sent as e-mails, or posted online
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C

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A functional resume is organized around an applicant's skills, allowing a prospective employer to decide what skills and accomplishments are useful for a job.
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Match each term with the correct definition. a.follow-up letter b.resignation letter c.scannable resume d.cover letter e.text file -thanks an employer for an interview and summarizes the applicant's qualifications
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How do employers expect resumes and letters to look?
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What are three things applicants should learn about themselves to assess their strengths?
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Although it is important to know as much as possible about a prospective employer, an applicant should not call a company to ask for information.
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A job applicant always includes an Education section in a resume.
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Match each term with the correct definition. a.follow-up letter b.resignation letter c.scannable resume d.cover letter e.text file -accompanies the resume and highlights the applicant's strengths
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Headings on resumes can have a number of different names.
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A letter of resignation is the place to voice your grievances with your employer, rather than in a face-to-face exit interview.
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The first paragraph of a cover letter should grab the reader's attention by thanking the reader for paying attention to the letter
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What three things should applicants try to find out about a company before they write a resume and letter of application?
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Match each term with the correct definition. a.follow-up letter b.resignation letter c.scannable resume d.cover letter e.text file -announces an employee's decision to leave his or her job
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A chronological resume presents information organized by time.
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What are four types of electronic resumes?
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Match each term with the correct definition. a.follow-up letter b.resignation letter c.scannable resume d.cover letter e.text file -can be opened by most word processing programs
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A Qualifications section summarizes your most important qualifications in three to five bullet points or a short description.
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Applicants should never combine chronological and functional organization when preparing their resumes.
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Job applicants should use friends as references because they will say the most positive things.
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