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- Question 1 of 10
A prospective employer will often use small talk to evaluate how you communicate with others.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 10
Politics is not a good small talk topic at a job interview, but it is acceptable to talk about religion.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 10
Managers will often use small talk during a job interview to "break the ice". This means they use it to test your knowledge of the company.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 10
It is good to talk a lot at a job interview. It shows you are intelligent.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 10
If the small talk conversation with your prospective employer is getting boring, just yawn. The interviewer will read your body language and change the subject.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 10
Do not over compliment the boss when referring to the office furniture or a family photo, for example.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 7 of 10
The "small talk" portion of a job interview is a great time to show that you are a friendly, confident person.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 10
It is important to show interest in a job interview. One way that You can do this gently nodding your head.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 9 of 10
It is good practice to try to choose the topic while making small talk with your prospective employer. This demonstrates independence, a great asset in the Canadian workplace.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 10 of 10
Sports, the weather, or your hometown are excellent small talk topics at a job interview.CorrectIncorrect
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