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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. Standards one believes is important about their work






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






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






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






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






6. The environment of the workplace






7. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






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






9. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






10. A description of the goals of a business and how it will operate






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






12. Cluster that involves growing and processing crops for human use; raising and processing animals for human use; using raw materials that occur naturally in the earth






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






14. Agreement to complete a job for an amount of money






15. The thing a person enjoys doing or thinking about






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






17. Commoney known as Social Security






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






19. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






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






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






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






23. Standards one believes is important about their work






24. Employment during special seasons






25. Rules of behavior in the workplace






26. A course or program that teaches job skills






27. Clash of ideas or values






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






29. Generally 40 Hour work week or more






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






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






32. A person applying for a job






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






34. Rules of behavior in the workplace






35. The choice between two or more possibilities






36. To give up something to resolve a conflict






37. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






38. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






39. Jobs with similiar work actvities






40. A resource that involves communicating information with others






41. Collection of information about oneself






42. The environment of the workplace






43. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after they successfully complete a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas - usually lasting 4 years






44. A group of employees






45. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






46. Employment during special seasons






47. Cluster that involves designing and producing materials into intermediate or final products






48. Cluster that involves regulating and managing local - state - and federal government






49. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






50. Jobs with similiar work actvities