Test your basic knowledge |

Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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. Someone who sells goods or services

2. The work done over a period of years in one area of interest

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

4. Intangible work done for others as an occupation

5. Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race - religion - or sex

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

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

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

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

12. A course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests

13. Work that a person does for pay

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

15. A group of employees

16. Cluster that involves providing education and training services; providing support services

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

18. Any education or training following high school

19. A resource that involves communicating information with others

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

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

22. Cluster that involves designing and producing materials into intermediate or final products

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

24. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay

25. A task one is expected to perform on the job

26. The personality or activity by which a person is known

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

28. Jobs that last for a limited period of time

29. The type of job in which a person is employed

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

31. 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

32. Time an employee may take off work with pay

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

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

35. Possibility of loss

36. Generally 40 Hour work week or more

37. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees

38. Standards one believes is important about their work

39. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality

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

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

42. A decision or plan that can be changed

43. An action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process

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

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

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

47. Business owned by one person

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

49. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions

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