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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. 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