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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. Temporary work during the summer






2. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions






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






4. Personal standards by which one lives






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






6. Collection of information about oneself






7. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






8. To eliminate unwanted applicants






9. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






10. notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings






11. Careful use of resources including money and materials






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






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






14. Generally 40 Hour work week or more






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






16. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






17. Rules of behavior in the workplace






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






19. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






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






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






22. Cluster that involves developing - promoting - and providing goods to consumers; performing tasks for consumers






23. The need for workers in a particular occupation or field






24. First thing an interviewer notices: an applicant's dress - hair - and grooming






25. Any education or training following high school






26. Learning on the job






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






28. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






29. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






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






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






32. Money received for education that does not have to be repaid






33. A person who works with you






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






35. A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States






36. 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






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






38. Business owned by one person






39. Buying a finished good or service with the intent to resell it by the unit






40. Clash of ideas or values






41. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






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






43. The planning and using of time






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






45. Arrange things in order from the most important to the least important






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






47. A special skill - knowledge - or ability that enables a person to perform a particular job






48. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






49. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






50. Earnings above base pay