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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. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






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






3. The use of goods or service to make life easier creating new jobs while eliminating others






4. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






5. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






6. Way in which one uses or utilitizes the brain best






7. The environment of the workplace






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






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






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






11. Fixed amount of money earned - regardless of hours worked; pay that is calculated exactly the same for every check






12. Characteristics or make-up of a population






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






14. A person applying for a job






15. Careful use of resources including money and materials






16. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






17. Worldwide financial management system






18. Intangible work done for others as an occupation






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






20. A resource that involves communicating information with others






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






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






23. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






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






25. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






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






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






28. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






29. The ability to perform a certain activity well






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






31. Cumulative time given to employees for personal or family illness with pay






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






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






34. A skill that you have developed






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






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






37. A person who owns stock in a company






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






39. As the price increases producers produce more






40. 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






41. Units of measurement which schools use to determine whether or not students are progressing toward graduation






42. Time an employee may take off work with pay






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






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






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






46. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






47. Collection of information about oneself






48. Business which two or more people own and operate






49. A course or program that teaches job skills






50. A free flowing economy based upon the laws of supply and demand to allow individuals or companies to buy and sell goods and/or services at a profit