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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. The combination of attitude - values - interests - and behaviors that identify a person






2. Someone who purchases a good or service with the intent to use it






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






4. The jobs that beginners start with to train them for higher-level jobs






5. Intangible work done for others as an occupation






6. Any information about possible job openings






7. A long term work plan including education - training - and experience






8. Jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills






9. Worldwide financial management system






10. Cluster that involves developing - promoting - and providing goods to consumers; performing tasks for consumers






11. Standard minimum pay received by an employee






12. Collection of information about oneself






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






14. Jobs with similiar work actvities






15. Any education or training following high school






16. A skill that has been developed






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






18. Cluster that involves coordinating the movement of people - goods - and services; career cluster - jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills






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






20. A person's outlook on life - usually positive or negative






21. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






22. A plan which includes the education and training requirements to reach a career goal






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






24. An amount of money charged by others for services






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






26. Clash of ideas or values






27. Employment during special seasons






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






29. The need for workers in a particular occupation or field






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






31. Time an employee may take off work with pay






32. Determining the best way for an individual to study - remember - or learn






33. Being on time for work






34. A decision or plan that can be changed






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






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






37. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






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






39. The total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out






40. The use of goods or service to make life easier creating new jobs while eliminating others






41. Standards one believes is important about their work






42. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






43. Characteristics or make-up of a population






44. Methods of paying for education/training - such as grants - scholarships - etc.






45. An amount of money charged by others for services






46. Jobs requiring less than 35-40 hours a week - depending on the employer






47. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






48. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






50. Cluster that involves coordinating the movement of people - goods - and services; career cluster - jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills