You have been working for a large corporation for

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You have been working for a large corporation for more than five years. You decide that you would like to start looking for a job in upper management for a smaller company. What is the first thing you should do when preparing for employment? Create a scannable résumé. Research the job market. Practice sending plain-text résumés. 3. Applying the Final Touches to Your Résumé With so much riding on its outcome, your résumé demands careful polishing, proofreading, and critiquing. What do some unethical job candidates do to alter their employment dates? Highlight gaps in employment history. Extend dates of employment to cover up periods of unemployment. List how many weeks instead of months that they worked in a position. Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: Avoid extending your dates of employment to hide unimpressive jobs or to cover up periods of unemployment and illness.
What are ways you can submit your résumé? Check all that apply. As a customized document As a plain-text, ASCII document As a PDF document As a functional document As a Word document Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: Make sure you know how the employer wants you to submit your résumé. Not following the prospective employer’s instructions could eliminate you as a candidate before you are even considered. Some employers may still want candidates to send résumés by snail mail. Others prefer you to attach a plain-text document to an e-mail or to convert your document into a PDF file. Some may want you to attach your résumé as a MS Word document to e-mail messages, despite the potential for viruses. You should always send your résumé in the format the employer requests . Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: Your résumé should be well written, clearly formatted, and meticulously proofread. You should always send your résumé in the format the potential employer requests. Regardless of the requested submission format, in most cases, you should submit a cover letter with your résumé. Read the scenario, and answer the question. You have revised your résumé several times, making it concise, accurate, easy-to-read, and professional. What more can you do to ensure that your résumé makes the best possible impression? Have a knowledgeable friend proofread it. Include a photograph.
Insert your personal or character references. Points: 1 / 1 4. Optimizing Your Job Search with Digital Tools Electronic media have changed the way employers select qualified candidates. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are often the first screening process that your application will receive. Print-based résumés should be in an uncluttered, easy-to-read format . Points: 1 / 1 Close Explanation Explanation: Print-based résumés need to be attractively formatted to maximize readability. Follow an outline, use headings and bullet points, and present your information in an orderly, uncluttered, easy-to-read format.

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