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Mini-Quiz: Competing for a Job

by Ron Kurtus (revised 22 June 2017)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How can you beat the competition with your resume?

Submit a resume that has many more pages than anyone else

Have a neat, well-formatted resume, including your good background

Be different and refuse to send in a resume

2. What can give you an edge in your job interview?

Gain rapport with the manager

Claim to be able to solve all their problems

Say bad things about the others who will be interviewing for the job

3. What is the most important type of reference to have?

A famous personality

A previous boss who fired you

A friend of the hiring manager

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Advancing in your Career. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


Preparation can give you an edge


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