Human Resources Chapter 14 1 Ans Pts 24 You Should Never Tell Prospective Employer That You Have

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Test Prep
Book Title
Human Relations 4th Edition
Authors
Dawn G Hoyle, Marie Dalton, Marie W Watts
Chapter 14Career Advancement Strategies: Reinventing Yourself
1. Changing technology is the only force shaping the future of work.
2. Only external forces cause you to have to reinvent yourself.
3. Globalization is the trend towards making goods and services worldwide in scope with no national
boundaries or trade barriers on where they are produced or sold.
4. Networking is one of the most helpful practices you can do for your career.
5. The best way to network is to have an online presence.
6. Your employer will always train you on the newest equipment and job trends.
7. You can educate yourself without taking formal classes.
8. Sensing learners are good at memorizing facts.
9. We all learn in the same way.
10. Verbal learners do better when they see what they need to learn.
11. Visual learners do better when they have spoken or written explanations.
12. The résumé is a sales tool designed to assist you in obtaining an interview.
13. You should provide a photograph of yourself on a résumé.
14. Family members are not considered good references.
15. You should not be afraid to ask questions at work.
16. Learning to take constructive criticism is a career booster.
17. Keeping confidences is a career booster.
18. A drama king or queen is a high maintenance individual who is always seeking some sort of attention.
19. Helicopter parents can be a career booster.
20. What you do outside of work and post on social networking sites can have no affect on what happens
to you at work.
21. The introductory period is a time to learn about the company and the culture.
22. A warning sign of impending termination could be that you lose your influence.
23. You should never give prior notice if you decide to resign.
24. You should never tell a prospective employer that you have been terminated from another job.
25. Developing a relationship with a mentor can help boost your career.
26. The need to reinvent yourself is driven by
a.
Technology, demographics, and globalization
b.
Technology, hieroglyphics, and globalization
c.
Geophysics, demographics, and decentralization
27. Statistics showing population characteristics are called
a.
Geographics
b.
Demographics
c.
Photographics
28. Most individuals find a job by
a.
Applying for online postings
b.
Networking
c.
Attending job fairs
29. The working population is expected to
a.
Become younger
b.
Stay about the same age
c.
Become older
30. The largest number of total job openings is expected to be in the
a.
Manufacturing sector
b.
Farming sector
c.
Service industry
31. The 30 fastest growing occupations of the future require
a.
Some college only
b.
Advanced education
c.
A high school degree only
32. The best references are
a.
Former supervisors
b.
Relatives
c.
Friends
33. In order to boost your career you should
a.
See that your accomplishments are recognized
b.
Volunteer for extra work
c.
Both answers are correct
34. Career enders can be
a.
Not keeping confidences
b.
Showing initiative
c.
Both answers are correct
35. Career killers include
a.
Using company resources for personal business
b.
Abusing sick leave
c.
Both answers are correct
36. You may need to find another job if you
a.
Keep getting promoted
b.
Find you do not want to go to work in the morning
c.
Are influential
37. If you are terminated you should
a.
Remain as professional as possible
b.
Destroy as much equipment as possible on your way out
c.
Curse the person who fired you
38. An important activity for the first days on a new job is
a.
Looking for a significant other
b.
Updating the work processes in your unit
c.
Finding a mentor
39. Learners who take one step at a time and build on material they have already learned are called
a.
Verbal learners
b.
Sequential learners
c.
Global learners
40. Reflective learners
a.
Want to think about what they have learned
b.
Enjoy solving problems in set, established ways
c.
Are comfortable with unexpected twists and turns
41. ____________________ helps you find jobs yet to be created as well as jobs in which vacancies are
expected.
42. ____________________ learners take one step at a time, building on the material they have previously
learned.
43. A person who is a high-maintenance individual, always seeking some sort of attention is called a(n)
____________________.
44. Parents who smother their grown children with advice and direction are called
____________________ parents.
45. The trend toward making goods and services worldwide in scope, with no national boundaries or trade
barriers on where they are produced or sold, is called ____________________.
46. Statistics showing population characteristics about a region or group, such as education, income, age,
marital status, ethnic makeup, and other factors are called ____________________.
47. ____________________ advances bring with them emerging industries.
48. A(n) ____________________ is a sales tool designed to assist you in obtaining an interview.
49. ____________________ learners do better when they see what they need to learn, whether it's a
simulation of an activity, a picture, a video, or a diagram.
50. ____________________ learners are able to see the big picture and can put together seemingly
random facts to solve complex issues.

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