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Employability Quiz • You will be asked questions with 3 possible answers • In your teams, you must decide on an answer and write it down • The scores will be counted at the end
Employability Quiz Question 1 • A: Call the employer • B: Send your CV via email • C: Call the employer or go into the shop WANTED Sales Assistant, Part Time, 15hrs £6.20 p/h. Call 01204 556123 or apply within How do you apply for this job?
Employability Quiz • A: £7.20 • B: £6.19 • C: £5.75 Question 2 National Minimum Wage for over 21’s is:
Employability Quiz Question 3 • A: £4.98 • B: £6.19 • C: £6.08 National Minimum Wage for over 18 -20’s is:
Employability Quiz Question 4 • A: £3.45 • B: £2.65 • C: £3.68 Apprentice Wage per hour is:
Employability Quiz Question 5 • A: £8,105 • B: £10,575 • C: £7,350 How much can a person under 65 earn without paying tax?
Employability Quiz Question 6 • A: 17.5% • B: 18% • C: 20% How much is the basic rate of tax?
Employability Quiz Question 7 • A: To pay for the National Health Service • B: To build contributions towards state pension, unemployment and maternity benefits • C: To pay for MPs second homes What is National Insurance for?
Employability Quiz Question 8 • A: Yes • B: No • C: Depends on the job role Does an applicant need to declare spent criminal convictions on an application form?
Employability Quiz Question 9 • A: Looks after employee interests at work, such as pay and conditions • B: Awards qualifications • C: Organises Christmas parties and other company events What does a trade union do?
Employability Quiz Question 10 List as many ways of searching for work as you can Example – “newspapers” Your team will get 1 point for each correct answer
Employability Quiz Question 11 In a job advert, what does the abbreviation “P.A” mean?
Employability Quiz Question 12 • A: 10 • B: 5 • C: as many years as you have How many years employment history is necessary to show on a CV?
Employability Quiz Question 13 • A: Most recent job at the top • B: Most recent job at the bottom • C: Put the experience that is most relevant to the job you are applying for at the top How should employment history be arranged on a CV?
Employability Quiz Question 14 • A: 1 • B: 2 • C: 3 How many references do most employers ask for?
Post-It Note Challenge In your teams, think of 5 companies based in Bolton for each of the below sectors. Write each company name on an individual post it note. • Catering & Hospitality • Manufacturing • Warehousing & Storage • Call Centre & Office/Admin • Retail • Care