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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Relating to races or groups of people with common customs






2. Cluster that involves services that improve people's quality of life and promote safe - healthy communities






3. Learning on the job






4. A resource that involves communicating information with others






5. A resource that involves communicating information with others






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






7. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






8. Worldwide financial management system






9. A document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing - social studies - science - reading - and math






10. Using People in Mexico to assemble parts; utilizing external resources






11. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






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






13. Personal standards by which one lives






14. A short written description of an applicant's personal data - education - and experience - related to a job






15. Collection of information about oneself






16. The environment of the workplace






17. Someone who creates a good or service






18. Cluster that involves computer and Web-based services; telecommunications services






19. An occupation one is well-suited or qualified for






20. As the price increases producers produce more






21. Cluster that involves providing education and training services; providing support services






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






23. Money accounted for from January 1st through the current pay period






24. A group of workers who collectively bargin for higher wages - improved benefits - and better working conditions






25. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






26. A program where a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker






27. A person who works with you






28. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch






29. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






30. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






31. The work done over a period of years in one area of interest






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






33. Anything a person has or uses to reach a goal






34. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






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






36. Business which two or more people own and operate






37. The ability or potential for learning new skills






38. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill






39. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






41. Cumulative time given to employees for personal or family illness with pay






42. The choice between two or more possibilities






43. (Occupational Outlook Handbook) A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States






44. Any education or training following high school






45. A wide variety of workers with different backgrounds - experiences - ideas - and skills in the workplace






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






47. A short written description of an applicant's personal data - education - and experience - related to a job






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






49. A decision or plan that can be changed






50. An objective that a person wants to obtain and works to achieve