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BC_MC_Test_19_ans - Chapter 19 Multiple Choice 1. You'll...

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304 Chapter 19 Multiple Choice 1. You’ll impress prospective employers with your application letter if you a. use a gimmicky layout. b. show that you know something about their organization. c. use a personal, “chummy” tone. d. do all of the above. ANSWER: b; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 582; TYPE: concept 2. Your cover letter should a. be specific. b. not repeat anything that you have discussed in your résumé. c. be short, upbeat, and professional. d. do all of the above. ANSWER: d; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 582-83; TYPE: concept 3. Cover letters submitted via e-mail should be a. longer than traditional cover letters. b. shorter than traditional cover letters. c. the same length as traditional cover letters. d. less formal than traditional cover letters. ANSWER: b; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 583; TYPE: concept 4. Sending an unsolicited application letter to an employer will probably a. result in your application getting more attention than it might receive if it were in response to an advertised opening. b. irritate the personnel office staff. c. mean that your letter will not get read. d. neither help nor harm your chances for an interview with the employer. ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 583; TYPE: concept 5. The main difference between solicited and unsolicited application letters is in a. the length. b. the way qualifications are presented. c. the way the letter begins. d. the way the letter closes. ANSWER: c; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 583; TYPE: concept
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305 6. In the middle section of a job application letter, you a. present your strongest selling points in terms of their potential benefit to the organization. b. give your entire work history, in case the employer doesn’t read your résumé. c. mention any ways in which you do not meet the job qualifications but point out that you are willing to learn. d. do all of the above. ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 584; TYPE: concept 7. When filling out a job application form, you should a. be as thorough and accurate as possible. b. write additional information about yourself on the back if the form doesn’t ask the right questions. c. indicate the exact salary you want. d. do all of the above. ANSWER: a; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 587; TYPE: concept 8. If your application letter and résumé fail to bring a response within a month or so, you should a. call to find out why you haven’t heard from the prospective employer. b. write a follow-up letter. c. cross this particular job possibility off your list. d. send another copy of your application letter and résumé. ANSWER: b; DIFFICULTY: moderate; PAGE: 587; TYPE: concept 9. Generally speaking, the best way to connect with small businesses is a. through a campus placement office. b.
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BC_MC_Test_19_ans - Chapter 19 Multiple Choice 1. You'll...

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