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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. The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment






2. To eliminate unwanted applicants






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






4. Commoney known as Social Security






5. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






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






7. Relating to a specific field with a high degree of skill or experience






8. A person who works with you






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






10. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






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






12. A program where a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker






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






14. 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






15. The ability or potential for learning new skills






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






17. Someone who sells goods or services






18. As the price increases producers produce more






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






20. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






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






22. Time an employee may take off work with pay






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






24. Jobs with similiar work actvities






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






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






27. A course or program that teaches job skills






28. Cluster that involves coordinating the movement of people - goods - and services; career cluster - jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills






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






30. Business owned by one person






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






32. Possibility of loss






33. A course that is required before another course can be taken






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






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






36. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






37. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






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






39. 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






40. Cluster that involves growing and processing crops for human use; raising and processing animals for human use; using raw materials that occur naturally in the earth






41. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






42. The course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision-making process






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






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






45. Earnings above base pay






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






47. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






48. Personal standards by which one lives






49. A share of the ownership in a company






50. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)