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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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1. A temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field






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






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






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






5. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






6. A skill that you have developed






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






8. Money accounted for from January 1st through the current pay period






9. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






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






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






12. Personal standards by which one lives






13. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






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






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






16. Standard minimum pay received by an employee






17. A course or program that teaches job skills






18. The steps one takes to make the best decision






19. Careful use of resources including money and materials






20. 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






21. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






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






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






24. Employment during special seasons






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






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






27. A definition of work duties






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






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






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






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






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






33. To eliminate unwanted applicants






34. Someone who creates a good or service






35. A person who owns stock in a company






36. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






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






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






39. Money earned above the cost of doing business






40. The tool that employers use to find out basic information about job applicants






41. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






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






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






44. The way in which a person views their own self-worth






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






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






47. The environment of the workplace






48. The amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out






49. This involves hearing - thinking about and responding to what the speaker is saying






50. The person who has hires someone to do a job