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






2. A person who works with you






3. The future prospects for employment in a particular job or field






4. To make a plan or arrange things that must be done






5. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday






6. Worldwide financial management system






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






8. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






9. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






10. Employment during special seasons






11. The ability to perform a certain activity well






12. Cluster that involves acquiring - investing - and managing money






13. Amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes - insurance - social security - and other benefits






14. The way in which a person views their own self-worth






15. Cluster that involves the science of maintaining and improving people's physical and mental well-being






16. A task one is expected to perform on the job






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






18. An action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process






19. The steps one takes to make the best decision






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






21. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






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






23. The prospect for the future of a job or career






24. A share of the ownership in a company






25. A plan of action for education - training - and experience to reach a career goal






26. Careful use of resources including money and materials






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






28. A program of study beyond a bachelor's degree






29. A service business designed to help put employees and employers together






30. Possibility of loss






31. The ability or potential for learning new skills






32. Work that a person does for pay






33. To give up something to resolve a conflict






34. To employ oneself in a particular or specific field of work






35. Any education or training following high school






36. An amount of money charged by others for services






37. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






38. A course that is required before another course can be taken






39. A course or program that teaches job skills






40. Money earned above the cost of doing business






41. Business which two or more people own and operate






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






43. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






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






45. A definition of work duties






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






47. Employment during special seasons






48. A resource that involves communicating information with others






49. Being on time for work






50. When a person has to give up part of something they value to resolve a conflict