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1) Which is important to consider when identifying your occupational preferences

Question : 1) Which is important to consider when identifying your occupational preferences : 2152272

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1) Which is important to consider when identifying your occupational preferences?

A) Opportunities for advancement

B) Geographic location

C) Size of the organization

D) Type of employment setting

E) All of the above

2) What happens when there is a shortage of nurses? Select all that apply.

A) Nursing shortages are predicted to decrease within the next few years.

B) The demand for nurses increases.

C) Salaries and benefits for nurses remain steady.

D) Hire-on bonuses disappear temporarily.

E) There are more nursing jobs to be filled than there are nurses to fill them.

F) All of the above.

3) Which are characteristics of a professional résumé? Select all that apply.

A) Available in print and electronic formats

B) Concise and well-organized

C) Borders and graphics for visual attractiveness

D) Easily faxed, scanned, and sent as an email attachment

E) Printed on colored paper to draw attention

F) All of the above

4) Which is correct regarding a professional résumé?

A) If work experience is limited, avoid listing accomplishments from high school.

B) The most current information should appear at the end of each section.

C) Emphasis should be placed on background, skills, and abilities that match the qualifications for the job.

D) The format of a professional résumé should include tabs, special fonts, and text boxes.

5) Which is correct when applying online?

A) It is wise to use a personal email account when applying for a job online.

B) Most online job applications will not allow you to go back and revise the form before submitting it.

C) When setting up a username and password, make sure they are appropriate.

D) If possible, submit a sample online job application before submitting an actual one.

6) Which is (are) correct regarding filling out a job application? Select all that apply.

A) Include your personal financial information.

B) Always provide detailed contact information.

C) Do not list misdemeanors, just felonies.

D) Never falsify information.

E) All of the above.

7) Which characteristics in a preemployment assessment do employers use to assess the job applicant? Select all that apply.

A) Basic skills–reading, writing, and math

B) Customer service skills

C) Character and personality traits

D) Body language

E) Job-specific skills

F) Personal appearance

G) All of the above

H) None of the above

8) Preemployment assessments are used to (select all that apply):

A) Determine if an applicant has the skills required for the job.

B) Match applicant characteristics with job requirements.

C) Evaluate hands-on skills when an applicant's license has expired.

D) Identify the starting pay for a new employee.

9) Which are important factors in a job interview? Select all that apply.

A) Think before you answer the questions

B) Smile and display a friendly attitude

C) Embellish your qualifications to convince people you can do the job

D) Remain calm and act as if you do not care if you get the job

E) Wear appropriate clothing and be well groomed

F) Avoid shaking hands

G) Ask how much the job pays

H) Remember the names of people you meet

J) Bring toys to keep your children occupied during the interview

K) Follow up with a short thank you note

10) Why is LinkedIn a good site to establish a professional identity online?

A) Users can learn about future employers.

B) It allows a person to conduct job searches.

C) Users can meet and keep in touch with colleagues.

D) Individuals can connect with people from companies where they plan to apply.

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

11) Which are important to remember when maintaining a professional presence online? Select all that apply.

A) Do not post negative comments about health care companies, coworkers, or patients.

B) Keep your profiles on professional sites up-to-date.

C) Avoid posting personal information or content that can distract from your professional efforts.

D) Avoid posting images of friends, family, personal interests, etc.

12) Why must health care workers engage in professional development?

A) When jobs become obsolete, they are replaced by new jobs that require different skills and training.

B) As more patients become elderly, you will need to learn more about geriatrics.

C) New procedures can result in better outcomes when professionals know how to safely perform the procedures.

D) Providing outdated, substandard care would be unethical and dangerous.

E) All of the above

13) Which are characteristics of effective leaders?

A) They remain open-minded, willing to change, and are able to compromise.

B) They practice good listening and verbal communication skills.

C) They display optimism and a can-do attitude.

D) They display self-confidence and a willingness to take a stand.

E) They praise others and give credit where credit is due.

F) All of the above

G) None of the above

14) Which are characteristics of effective leaders? Select all that apply.

A) They can focus on the perks of the job.

B) They can direct individuals toward common goals.

C) They are empathetic and sensitive to the needs of others.

D) They can articulate a vision.

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

15) Which does effective leadership require?

A) Keeping up with industry developments

B) Working long hours

C) A willingness to work overtime for no extra pay

D) The ability to resolve conflicts

E) All of the above.

16) Which may be an advantage of working in a leadership role? Select all that apply.

A) Exempt from clocking in and out

B) More vacation time, and do not have to work on holidays

C) Disregard for accountability

D) Higher pay than non-leader employees

E) Attend workshops on paid time

17) Which are effective ways to develop leadership skills? Select all that apply.

A) Volunteer to serve on committees

B) Help organize special events with family and friends

C) Sign up for leadership classes

D) Observe an experienced and skilled leader

E) Wait until you get a leadership job and then learn

F) All of the above

G) None of the above

18) Which are benefits of participating in a health care professional association?

A) Receiving updates on current legislative issues

B) Working together to make positive changes

C) Learning about new medical procedures and technology

D) Gaining experience working with a variety of people

E) Locating job postings and salary information

F) All of the above

G) None of the above

19) Which are benefits of having a career advancement plan? Select all that apply.

A) It identifies a timeline and a set of measurable goals.

B) It allows workers to fill positions as other workers retire.

C) It leads to a job promotion within the first two years of employment.

D) It supports an annual pay raise.

E) It allows workers to change careers in the future if they wish to do so.

20) Which are sources of information on job openings?

A) Personnel departments

B) Internet

C) Employment agencies

D) Newspaper ads

E) All of the above

21) Which are resources for professional development?

A) Professional association meetings and workshops

B) College courses

C) Employer training courses

D) Medical journals

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

22) What is an employer of choice?

A) A company that lets employees set their own work schedules

B) The company that pays the most and has the best benefits

C) A company that gives people with poor prior work records a second chance

D) The company that employs more people than its competitors

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

23) Which are possible traditional interview questions? Select all that apply.

A) How do you handle stress?

B) What are your goals for five years from now?

C) What are your strengths and weaknesses?

D) What have you done in the past to overcome a weakness?

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

24) Which are possible behavioral interview questions?

A) How do you handle stress?

B) What are your strengths and weaknesses?

C) What have you done in the past to overcome a weakness?

D) What are your goals for five years from now?

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

25) Which is TRUE about dynamic careers?

A) They are in motion, energetic, and vigorous.

B) They result from changing jobs every two years.

C) They are without motion, dull, and sluggish.

D) They rarely change.

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

26) What should you do to have a dynamic career? Select all that apply.

A) Accept new responsibilities

B) Look for opportunities to learn new things

C) Acquire new skills

D) Avoid taking risks

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

27) What are occupational preferences?

A) Diversity in the workplace

B) The types of work and work settings that people like

C) Different personality types in the workplace

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

28) Which are ways to explore employment opportunities where you live?

A) Meet with human resources staff in local home care and community health agencies

B) Monitor classified advertisements in local newspapers

C) Speak with workers at area hospitals and outpatient facilities

D) View websites of local employers

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

29) Why is continuing education important for health care workers?

A) Health care constantly changes and you must remain up-to-date.

B) You cannot get a pay raise without it.

C) Job promotions are based on how many credits you have earned in college.

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

30) Which might result when health care workers fail to obtain continuing education?

A) Current and future employment could be jeopardized.

B) Competence in operating new equipment is questionable.

C) Professional licenses and certifications might lapse.

D) People might have to undergo re-testing and re-certification.

E) Skills might become obsolete.

F) Opportunities for advancement become limited.

G) All of the above

H) None of the above

31) What is networking?

A) Connecting a computer and telephone

B) Interacting with a variety of people in different settings

C) Updating a résumé

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

32) What are official transcripts?

A) Medical reports

B) Written minutes from committee meetings

C) Audited financial records

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

33) Employer-paid retirement benefits are based on age rather than the amount of time employed at an organization.

34) Labor projections are the same in each state.

35) Researching and tracking labor trends in the area where you live will provide valuable information regarding the best time to apply for a job and how difficult or easy it might be to find the kind of job you are seeking.

36) Today, most jobs are filled through networking.

37) It is best to print your résumé on colored paper and include a border to attract attention and differentiate your résumé from the others.

38) Your practicum experience should be listed on your professional résumé.

39) If required to submit your application online and you do not have the relevant computer skills, ask someone who is familiar with the process to assist you.

40) If a job application asks for a brief statement about why you are applying for the job, do not give it much thought because you will be asked this again during your interview.

41) An increasing number of employers require submission of online job applications and no longer accept paper applications.

42) Employers that experience a lot of competition for vacant positions use job applications to "screen out" some of the applicants.

43) Preemployment assessments are difficult to prepare for because they measure the accumulation of the knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics that you have developed over time.

44) Preemployment assessments may be written or computerized and can take up to a full day to complete.

45) Some preemployment assessments are psychological in nature and may contain questions that seem strange and redundant.

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