Job Interview Short Quiz

Job Interview (Alternate Response Type) Short Quiz. Read each test item carefully. On the space provided before each number, write TRUE if the statement is correct or factual; otherwise, write FALSE. Answers are currently unavailable.

  1. In an interview, it is advisable to ask questions about a salary and benefits even though a job offer is not yet made.
  2. Dress appropriately for the industry; err on the side of being conservative to show you take the interview seriously. Your personal grooming and cleanliness should be impeccable.
  3. Make negative comments about previous employers or professors (or others).
  4. Make the interviewer guess what type of work you are interested in; it is the interviewer’s job to act as a career advisor to you.
  5. Arrive early; 10 minutes prior to the interview start time [or earlier if the event or employer instructs you to do so].
  6. After the interview, make notes right away so you don’t forget critical details.
  7. Exhibit a positive attitude. The interviewer is evaluating you as a potential co-worker. Behave like someone you would want to work with.
  8. Falsify application materials or answers to interview questions.
  9. Make extra emotional appeal to touch the sympathy of the interviewer.
  10. Be cooperative and enthusiastic.
  11. Make sure you listen to the question and take a moment to gather your thoughts before you respond.
  12. You must learn as much as possible about the position and company prior to your interview.
  13. Try to glance at your watch or the wall clock in the middle of your interview.
  14. Do not be late to your job interview. Rather, arrive around 10-15 minutes early so you can settle in, fill out paperwork, and allow your interviewer to get ready.
  15. Make sure you visit the company’s website and review it thoroughly before an interview.
  16. Concentrate on your current roles, abilities, and experiences.
  17. To prepare yourself, ask for the names of anyone who’ll be interviewing you when you schedule the job interview.
  18. To prepare yourself, ask for the names of anyone who’ll be interviewing you when you schedule the job interview.
  19. Be familiar with the job description of the position for which you’re interviewing so you can illustrate how your experience, abilities, and strengths are in line with the company’s needs.
  20. Ask about salary range only after several interview interactions, and at the very end of an interview as a ‘curious’ question.