Job Search Skills MCQ

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This course is the first in a series of four courses under the Job Search umbrella that include Job Search Skills, Resume Writing, Interview Skills, and Professional Etiquette. The Job Search Skills course is intended to give you a solid beginning to this exciting time of self-exploration with finding a job. Whether you are seeking your first job, wish to take the next step in your existing career, or desire to begin a new career, you will obtain the necessary information about yourself to turn this desire into a successful job search. If, for example, you think of yourself as a product that you are trying to market to potential employers, you will realize that you can only be successful if you know the product thoroughly and how this product can meet the needs of the consumer (the employer). This course will guide you to information on how to target jobs and/or careers that are desirable and realistic for you and that fill a need for employers in todays challenging job market.

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15 Pages
2014
English US
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Sample Questions from the Job Search Skills MCQ Quiz

Question: Which of the following classifications defines how a person processes information?

Choices:

Judging-Perceiving

Extraversion-Introversion

Sensing-Intuition

Thinking-Feeling

Question: What characteristics are described by John Holland's classification system?

Choices:

I.Q. and emotional intelligence

Problem solving ability

People and work environments

Leadership and persuasion

Question: According to John Holland, what values might be attributed to a "Conventional" personality?

Choices:

Development or acquisition of knowledge

Creative expression of ideas, emotions, or sentiments

Material or financial accomplishment

Fostering the welfare of others

Question: Dr. Martin Seligman says we explain events using what dimensions?

Choices:

Negativity, pervasiveness, personalization

Permanence, pervasiveness, personalization

Glass half empty, negativity, permanence

Glass half empty, pervasiveness, permanence

Question: According to the experts, what strategy yields the best results to job seekers?

Choices:

Writing elevator speeches

Using internet job sites

Networking

Visiting employment agencies

Question: According to psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe, when do we generally feel stress?

Choices:

When we start a new and exciting job

When we meditate

When we have mastered our learning curve

When we feel in control of things

Question: What is the benefit of keeping a stress diary?

Choices:

You can analyze long-term stresses and manage them.

It will help you understand how some stressors are beneficial to you.

You will learn the levels of pressure at which you operate most effectively.

You will learn which stressors to ignore, because they are just part of life.

Question: The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale assigns what "value" for a personal injury or illness?

Choices:

73

50

53

44

Question: According to Jung, which criterion defines how a person implements the information he or she has processed?

Choices:

Judging-Perceiving

Thinking-Feeling

Sensing-Intuition

Extraversion-Introversion

Question: Isabel Briggs Myers added an additional criterion to Jung's classifications. The different combinations of all of the criteria determine how many possible types?

Choices:

12

16

24

32

Question: Which of the following is an appropriate reason to avoid negative thinking?

Choices:

People interpret negative thinking as sadness.

Optimistic and positive people are happier and healthier than negative people.

Positive people are more analytical than negative people.

What we expect usually does not come true.

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Source:  Mary Matera. Job Search Skills. The Saylor Academy 2014, http://www.saylor.org/courses/prdv101/
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