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Personal characteristics are important to becoming a quality health professional. Using good judgment in what you say and do is an example of what personal characteristic?

Discretion

2

State two things that will make a positive first impression during a job interview

Dress professionally
Firm Handshake
Arrive on Time
Eye Contact
Smile

3

To give focus to you career planning, you may write statements that state what you want to accomplish with time limiting targets. When you write one of these statements that indicates something you want to accomplish within the next 10 years, what would this be called?

Long Term Goal

4

This characteristic is developed by doing things such as being careful how you speak to others,showing interest in your co-workers, keeping an open mind, being cheerful, avoiding gossip or joke that hurt others. What is this characteristic?

Getting along with others

5

What is the primary purpose of a letter of application or a cover letter?

To obtain an interview

6

On the application the applicant will list people the employer may contact to validate the honesty and accuracy of the resume and application. What are these people called?

References

7

When completing an application what should you do if you do not have a response to include in a section of the application?

Write none or NA

8

What is the amount of money that is available to you after all payroll deductions have been taken out of your salary called?

Net Income

9

Many health careers require that students complete an educational program, pass a state board exam, and may require that hose certain standards be maintained. Upon successful completion of the state board exam the student will receive what credential?

Licensure

10

Collection of a resume, listing of occupational competencies, letters of reference, copies of special awards or recognitions, and even photographs of your work. This collection of items is called>

Employment Portfolio

11

In the salary portion of the job application what does SkillsUSA PDP say you should write unless you are absolutely certain of the ages paid for this position?

Negotiable

12

What term indicates one capacity to learn?

Aptitude

13

Upon completion of the required educational program, and meeting of performance standards, some health careers require a statement from the regulating agency. This is called what?

Certification

14

What is a record of information about an individual that includes education, experiences and abilities?

Resume

15

What is the formal meeting between an employer and a job applicant?

Interview

16

What term is for people who will provide personal and/or professional information to an employer about a job applicant?

Reference

17

After receiving your degree and credentials, it is necessary to receive extra training or take extra course for licensure. What is this called?

Continued Education

18

What is the collection of many different company representatives for the purpose of finding new employees?

Job Fair

19

What is the math system that is based on 10s used in the health care system?

Metric

20

The ability to think creatively, solve problems, learn new information and reason is called?

Critical thinking

21

What is the correct method of correcting an error in charting?

Draw a single line through the error and initial it

22

A resume provides additional data to a potential employer that is not found on an application. What is another name for a resume?

A personal data sheet

23

What is the document that contains ID, work goals, education background and work experience called?

Resume

24

A person that starts a new business, manages and assumes the risk?

Entrepreneur

25

What types of skills demonstrate the ability to work with others, making an effective team and working with others?

Interpersonal

26

When in a hiring situation, making distinctions based on factors such as age, race, religion, sex or disability is called

discrimination

27

A projected income and expenses is called

budget

28

What is the regular communication you have with your personal and professional contacts called?

Networking

29

The generally accepted time to provide notice of leaving your employer is?

2 weeks