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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing - social studies - science - reading - and math

2. Worldwide financial management system

3. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

4. Relating to races or groups of people with common customs

5. A skill that has been developed

6. Something one wants to obtain in the near future generally less than 5 years

7. Cluster that involves designing - building - and repairing structures

8. Commoney known as Social Security

9. Help-wanted section of the newspaper that lists job openings

10. To buy in bulk form wi the intent to resell by the case

11. An amount of money charged by others for services

12. Arrange things in order from the most important to the least important

13. Salary of wages given to an employee on a regular basis

14. One who puts off doing things or making decisions

15. A computerized career information delivery system

16. Temporary work during the summer

17. Any information about possible job openings

18. The ability to perform a certain activity well

19. A person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer

20. Intangible work done for others as an occupation

21. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars

22. The steps one takes to make the best decision

23. The ability or potential for learning new skills

24. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

25. A course or program that teaches job skills

26. Following a person on the job to learn job duties and responsibilities

27. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions

28. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk

29. Any education or training following high school

30. Something a person wants to acheive later in life requiring much planning

31. Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race - religion - or sex

32. A productive activity resulting in something useful

33. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk

34. Learning on the job

35. Business owned by many people but treated by the law as though it were one person

36. To find out more by reading and talking to people

37. Buying a finished good or service with the intent to resell it by the unit

38. A person who organizes - manages - and assumes the risk of a business

39. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars

40. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)

41. Continuing for a long period of time to accomplish a task

42. Occupational Information Network compiled by the United States Department of Labor

43. The course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision-making process

44. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information

45. Notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings

46. Units of measurement which schools use to determine whether or not students are progressing toward graduation

47. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area - usually lasting 2 years

48. The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment

49. A course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests

50. A free flowing economy based upon the laws of supply and demand to allow individuals or companies to buy and sell goods and/or services at a profit