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Career Vocab

Subject : 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. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






2. Worldwide financial management system






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






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






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






6. 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






7. Time an employee may take off work with pay






8. A course or program that teaches job skills






9. As the price increases producers produce more






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






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






12. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






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






14. Characteristics or make-up of a population






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






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






17. Using People in foreign countries to assemble parts; utilizing external resources - and saving labor costs






18. A person who owns stock in a company






19. The steps one takes to make the best decision






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






21. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






22. An amount of money charged by others for services






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






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






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






26. Collection of information about oneself






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






28. A resource that involves communicating information with others






29. 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






30. Someone who sells goods or services






31. The planning and using of time






32. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday






33. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






34. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions






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






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






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






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






39. Typical way of life






40. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






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






42. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






43. The computer network system through which information can be shared on the World Wide Web






44. Work that a person does for pay






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






46. A computerized career information delivery system






47. Standard minimum pay received by an employee






48. The ability or potential for learning new skills






49. A productive activity resulting in something useful






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