Quiz 13: The Job Search, Résumés, and Cover Messages

Business

Following are the weaknesses in the Janet's resume: 1) The objective lacks in providing the detailed relationship between her and the job requirements. 2) The topics are not in a chronological order. 3) Skills are not placed in a chronological order and clear manner. 4) Educational qualifications are not in a chronological order and lack in providing emphasis. 5) The uneven distribution and lack of white spaces make the resume untidy. 6) Action verbs and bulleted points should have been used for describing education, experience, and skills.

JONATHAN M. DEMPSEY 2259 7th Avenue Tucson, Ariz. 85021 Summary of qualifications • Over two years of experience in Office Administration and customer interaction. • Ability to type in keyboard (fifty-five wpm) and proficient with 10-key calculator. • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Power point, and the internet. Experience Office Assistant (part time), Western mineral resources, Tucson, Arizona June 2009 to present • Gathering and distributing data for mineral related reports. • Typing and formatting Letters, Memos, and Reports in MS Word. • Responding to inquiries from the public, industry, and government agencies. Assistant Manager, Southwest Housewares, Tucson, Arizona July 2008 to May 2009 • Managing store in the absence of the manger. • Ordering merchandise and supervision of 2 employees; earned rapid promotion • Assisting manger in opening and closing registers; balancing daily receipts Education Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona Major: Organizational leadership AA Degree expected June 2010. GPA in major: 3.7 img

The correct options are as follows: 1. The correct option would be b. 20 menu items. (4.01a). 2. The correct option would be a. Third Street Promenade. (4.05b). 3. The correct option would be a. 24 newspapers. (4.01a). 4. The correct option would be b. September 1. (4.03). 5. The correct option would be b. the sum of $50. (4.02). 6. The correct option would be a. on the 15 th of July. (4.03). 7. The correct option would be b. at 4 p.m. (4.04). 8. The correct option would be b. five 250-pound athletes. (4.07). 9. The correct option would be b. over 50 years ago. (4.08). 10. The correct option would be b. 2 million people. (4.10). 11. The correct option would be b. 15 cents. (4.02). 12. The correct option would be b. a 20-year old student. (4.08). 13. The correct option would be b. two thirds of the emails. (4.12). 14. The correct option would be a. two printers for 15 employees. (4.06). 15. The correct option would be a. 40 of the 1,000 laid-off employees. (4.06).

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