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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. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






2. Jobs with similiar work actvities






3. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






4. Earnings below the cost of doing business






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






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






7. Jobs or careers belonging to the same group on the basis of similar knowledge and skills






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






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






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






11. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






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






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






14. Rules of behavior in the workplace






15. A definition of work duties






16. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






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






18. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






19. Learning on the job






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






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






22. Time an employee may take off work with pay






23. Commoney known as Social Security






24. Typical way of life






25. The amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out






26. A share of the ownership in a company






27. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






28. A group of characteristics that collective form a general group of people with similiar interests - values - and behaviors






29. A computerized career information delivery system






30. Being on time for work






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






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






33. Work that a person does for pay






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






35. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






36. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






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






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






39. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






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






41. A formal meeting between an employer and job applicant about a job opening






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






43. The ability or potential for learning new skills






44. Cluster that involves the systematic use of observations and experiments to gain knowledge about the world; the practical use of scientific knowledge; solving practical problems by combining science and mathematics with technology; the study of numbe






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






46. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






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






48. Clash of ideas or values






49. Collection of information about oneself






50. Doing a job without pay to gain experience