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






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






3. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






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






5. When a person has to give up part of something they value to resolve a conflict






6. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions






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






8. To look at closely and judge






9. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






10. The planning and using of time






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






12. The ability to perform a certain activity well






13. A group of characteristics that collective form a general group of people with similiar interests - values - and behaviors






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






15. A person applying for a job






16. Cluster that involves acquiring - investing - and managing money






17. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area - usually lasting 2 years






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






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






20. Business which two or more people own and operate






21. Possibility of loss






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






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






24. Someone who creates a good or service






25. Learning on the job






26. Standards one believes is important about their work






27. Earnings below the cost of doing business






28. Following a person on the job to learn job duties and responsibilities






29. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






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






32. To eliminate unwanted applicants






33. Occupational Information Network compiled by the United States Department of Labor






34. The environment of the workplace






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






36. Business owned by one person






37. A thank you letter written following an interview






38. Characteristics or make-up of a population






39. Earnings above base pay






40. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






41. A group of workers who collectively bargin for higher wages - improved benefits - and better working conditions






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






43. A person who owns stock in a company






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






45. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






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






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






48. Rules of behavior in the workplace






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






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