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Career Quiz

CAREER MANAGEMENT QUIZ

Are you in the know about important career management issues? Answer the questions in this short true-or-false quiz and then compare your answers with the experts.



1. The concept of "Personal Career Management" has become obsolete because of the realities of downsizing.

TRUE
FALSE

2. The SF-171 has been replaced with the new OF-612.

TRUE
FALSE

3. Visiting the local office of personnel management is the only way to review lists of jobs available at federal government agencies.

TRUE
FALSE

4. Copying key portions of your job description is an effective way to describe your work experience when completing a federal application form.

TRUE
FALSE

5. Minimal preparation for an interview is a good idea so that your responses will be fresh and spontaneous.

TRUE
FALSE

6. Preparing separate responses to indicate how well your experience meets ranking factor requirements is appropriate only at grade GS-12 and above.

TRUE
FALSE

7. An Individual Development Plan is a contract, between an employee and a supervisor, that specifies the training that the department will provide in the next fiscal year.

TRUE
FALSE

8. Foreign Service family members should seek career assistance at the Family Liaison Office (FLO) and not at the Career Development Resource Center.

TRUE
FALSE

9. Networking should be used only for exploring private sector employment.

TRUE
FALSE

10. CDRC'S workshops on career development issues are usually offered only for Foreign Service family members

TRUE
FALSE

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