put it to work prepare for cyber security jobs coursera weekly challenge 5 answers

Test your knowledge: The cybersecurity job interview process

1. Which of the following strategies are effective ways to prepare for a job interview? Select three answers.

  • Review the job description
  • Practice describing your skills and experiences
  • Call the chief information security officer 
  • Review your resume

2. Which of the following actions should you take before a video interview to prevent technical difficulties during the interview? Select two answers.

  • Install the required video conference application
  • Conduct pre-interview research 
  • Test video and audio settings
  • Adjust the lighting

3. Fill in the blank: Establishing _____ with the interviewer is an important step to take and can help you leave a positive impression with the interviewer.

  • a conversational tone
  • data types
  • roadblocks
  • a rapport

4. Which of the following post-interview practices is an effective way to stand out as a candidate?

  • Apply to the position again
  • Ask the interviewer how other candidates did during their interviews
  • Send a gift to the interviewer
  • Send a follow-up email to the interviewer

Test your knowledge: Develop an elevator pitch

5. Fill in the blank: Elevator pitches enable you to summarize your experience, skills, and background to potential employers in about ____.

  • 10 minutes
  • Five minutes
  • 60 seconds
  • 2 minutes

6. What are effective strategies to use when sharing your elevator pitch? Select two answers.

  • Be succinct.
  • Mention mistakes you made at previous jobs.
  • Describe the technical skills that you plan to learn.
  • Speak at a relaxed pace.

7. In which of the following scenarios would it be appropriate to share your elevator pitch? Select two answers.

  • At the end of a job interview
  • When meeting new friends or colleagues
  • When introducing yourself to career and business connections
  • After you receive a job offer 

8. What is a best practice when sharing your elevator pitch with a potential employer?

  • Speak in a conversational tone
  • Speak quickly 
  • Use a lot of technical terms
  • Disclose why you left your previous job

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Weekly challenge 5

9. What are examples of skills that are transferable to a cybersecurity role? Select three answers.

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration skills
  • Social media skills

10. Which personal details should be included at the top of your resume? Select three answers.

  • Your professional title
  • Your summary statement
  • Your name
  • Your education

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