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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. Collection of information about oneself






2. A person who works with you






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






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






5. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






6. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






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






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






9. 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






10. A course or program that teaches job skills






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






12. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






13. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






14. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






15. Commoney known as Social Security






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






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






18. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






19. A person who owns stock in a company






20. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch






21. A wide variety of workers with different backgrounds - experiences - ideas - and skills in the workplace






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






23. The type of job in which a person is employed






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






25. The ability or potential for learning new skills






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






27. A belief - understanding - and recognition of one's own abilities






28. 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






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






30. Instant opinion - based on certain clues - such as the way you look - act - and talk






31. Something a person wants to acheive later in life requiring much planning






32. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






33. To look at closely and judge






34. Cluster that involves planning - organizing - and directing business operations






35. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






36. Cluster that involves visual and performing arts; multimedia communications; journalism






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






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






39. The steps one takes to make the best decision






40. The environment of the workplace






41. The planning and using of time






42. A person who organizes - manages - and assumes the risk of a business






43. Someone who sells goods or services






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






45. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






46. Any information about possible job openings






47. Cluster that involves designing - building - and repairing structures






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






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






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