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  71) Delivering your entire business presentation from memory is generally not very effective. 72) Making a presentation with the help of an outline or notes is the most effective and easiest delivery mode. 73) Skilled presenters are careful to discourage audience members from engaging in "backchannel" communication during a presentation. 74) When delivering.
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  11) In the middle section of a job application letter, you should A) present your strongest selling points in terms of their potential benefit to the organization. B) give your entire work history, in case the employer doesn't review your résumé. C) address your shortcomings and stress that you're willing to learn. D) state.
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  41) Four important design elements to consider when creating slides include all of the following except A) choosing color. B) selecting background designs. C) writing content. D) selecting fonts and type styles. E) choosing artwork. 42) When preparing a background design for slides, A) you will need to consult a professional graphic artist. B) be careful when using.
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  51) If the audience for a presentation will be interested in, but neutral to, what you have to say, A) reward their goodwill by speaking in a relaxed, confident manner. B) dismiss their concerns and persuade them that they are mistaken for feeling that way. C) consider the indirect approach to establish common.
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  21) To hold your audience's attention during the body of your speech, you should A) make at least seven or eight main points. B) include numerous abstract ideas. C) relate your subject to your audience's needs. D) periodically ask, "Is everyone still paying attention?" E) do all of the above. 22) When you're concluding a business.
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  1) The best time for college students to begin developing a job-search strategy is A) about six months prior to graduation. B) now—even if they are a year or more away from graduation. C) no earlier than the second semester of their junior year. D) immediately after graduation. E) when they locate a promising job.
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  94) Briefly explain how nervousness can actually improve the quality of your presentation. 95) Define backchannel and describe the risks and benefits it provides for business presenters. 96) When planning a presentation, what does it mean to "analyze the situation"? Briefly explain each of the tasks involved.     .
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  11) Regardless of a candidate's work experience, the prime source of jobs in general appears to be A) recommendations from current employees. B) online job posting services. C) college job fairs. D) postings on company websites. E) all of the above equally. 12) For someone who's involved in the job search process, volunteer work A) has little.
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  71) One example of an effective career objective is, "A fulfilling position that provides ample opportunity for career growth and personal satisfaction." 72) If you're still in school, you should present your educational background in depth since that is probably your strongest selling point. 73) The education section of your résumé should.
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  31) To identify the best keywords to include on your résumé, A) simply make a list of all the adjectives that describe your unique personality and abilities. B) study relevant job descriptions and seek to understand your target audience's needs. C) use a thesaurus to list as many impressive words as possible. D) stick.
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  94) How does proofreading reports and proposals differ from proofreading other business messages? 95) Why is it often helpful to enlist the help of two people when proofreading reports and proposals? 96) Explain why it is generally best to prepare the prefatory parts of your report after you've written the text.     .
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  41) To achieve the best physical appearance for your résumé, you should A) have it prepared by a professional résumé service. B) make subheadings easy to find and easy to read. C) use colored paper. D) use a variety of typefaces in various colors. E) submit it in a brightly colored envelope or folder. 42) The.
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  81) Briefly explain the best time to begin designing a personal job-search strategy. 82) What is meant by quality of hire, and how do companies use it? 83) How can career counseling aid your search for employment? 84) How can reading business-related blogs, microblogs, and podcasts help you prepare to seek employment? 85) Should.
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  31) Rehearsing your presentation will A) help you check your voice, timing, phrasing, and equipment. B) increase your nervousness. C) most likely ruin your ability to make an effective presentation. D) rob you of the confidence you need. E) waste valuable time, since most presentations are delivered in person. 32) When checking the location of your.
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  51) The best way to become a valued network member is by A) expecting others in your network to help you. B) emailing your résumé to everyone you meet. C) broadcasting other people's contact information. D) asking others to provide information that you can find yourself. E) none of the above. 52) By definition, a résumé.
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  41) The body of a proposal should A) capture the reader's attention. B) explain the complete details of the solution. C) make whatever promises it takes to win the contract. D) aggressively attack any other companies competing for the audience's business. E) do all of the above. 42) Urging readers to act in the close of.
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  21) In composing a résumé, it is best to avoid A) using the word I. B) active verbs. C) prepositions. D) past-tense. E) bulleted lists. 22) The most common way to organize a résumé is A) chronologically. B) functionally. C) geographically. D) alphabetically. E) none of the above. 23) When you're evaluating a functional résumé as a way to present your qualifications,.
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  89) What potential risk should you consider before including a career objective on your résumé? 90) Name at least five types of information that should not be included on résumés when candidates are applying to companies in the U.S. 91) List at least seven of the nine most common problems with résumés.     .
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  1) Speeches and oral presentations are much like any other messages in that A) they all require similar planning. B) they are delivered to groups that are similar in size. C) the interaction between the audience and speaker is similar. D) they deal with emotional or personal issues to a similar extent. E) they require.
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