Selling Yourself
Job Applications
Successful Interviews
Giving and Receiving Criticism
Maintaining a Job
100

Name 2 job skills

Varies.

100

What is the first step in finding a job?

a) Filling out an application

b) Writing a cover letter

c) Deciding what type of job is good for you

c) Deciding what type of job is good for you

100

Body language is:

a) making eye contact

b) giving a firm handshake

c) standing up straight

d) all of the above

d) all of the above

100

True or False?  Constructive criticism should be honest, but gentle.

True.

100

True or False? I should call in to work if I am sick or running late.

True

200

A person who is a "self-starter" and can think for themselves have:

a) communication skills

b) leadership skills

c) informational skills

b) leadership skills

200

What info do you put in the contact section of a job application?

Your name, address, phone number, and email.

200

How long does it take to make a first impression on someone?

a) 3 seconds

b) 30 seconds

c) 3 minutes

a) 3 seconds (or less)

200

When giving constructive criticism, you should start by saying something positive about the person and end by saying something positive about the person.

True.

200

If I don't know what to do, what should I do?

a) ask your manager

b) ask a customer

c) ask your mom

a - ask your manger or another coworker

300

A goal should be:

a) detailed

b) measurable

c) realistic

d) all of the above

d) all of the above

300

True or False?  All job advertisements on the Internet are real.

False.  Scammers can place false ads online to get you to tell them your personal information.

300

True or False?  You should arrive right on time for an interview.

False.  You should arrive 10-15 minutes early.

300

True or False?  It is important to focus on the message (of criticism) instead of your feelings.

True.  Our feelings will make us defensive and not willing to listen.

300

You can be fired from a job because 

a) Poor performance 

b) Inappropriate behavior 

c) Violating internal policies

d) all of the above

d) all of the above 

Poor performance: This can include failing to meet quotas, failing to do the job properly, or taking too much time off.

Inappropriate behavior: This can include physical or verbal abuse, sexual harassment, bullying, fraud, dishonesty, and neglect.


Violating internal policies: This can include damaging company property, stealing, and violating workplace health and safety protocols.
400

Name three key skills or strengths you might highlight when "selling yourself" to a potential employer.

Flexible, Reliable, Motivated, Creative, Problem-solver, Team-player, Hard worker, Organized, Responsible,  Positive

400

What document tells employers about your education and work experience?  

Resume

400

Why is it important to learn about a company before a job interview?

To show you are interested in the position and to answer questions more effectively.

400

Why is it good to think about feedback and make changes?

 It helps you grow, develop skills, and improve performance.

400

Who has a right to an accommodation under the ADA?

a) a manager

b) any person who has a physical or mental disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities

c) my pet

b) any person who has a physical or mental disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities. 

500

Why should you change your resume and cover letter for different jobs?

To highlight the most relevant skills and experiences for each specific job.

500

What mistakes should you avoid when filling out job applications?

typos, incorrect information, incomplete information, etc.

500

 How would you answer the question, "Tell me about yourself" in a job interview?

Briefly talk about your education, relevant experience, and key skills.

500

Why is it important to give helpful feedback at work?  

It helps others improve 

It improves the workplace  

500

True or False? Having a good attitude, showing up on time, and completing all your assigned tasks are all good ways to keep your job.

True

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