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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. 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






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






3. Cluster that involves computer and Web-based services; telecommunications services






4. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






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






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






7. Clash of ideas or values






8. Personal standards by which one lives






9. The prospect for the future of a job or career






10. Generally 40 Hour work week or more






11. 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






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






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






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






15. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






16. To give up something to resolve a conflict






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






18. Cluster that involves services involving lodging - entertainment - recreation - and travel; food and beverage management






19. Business owned by one person






20. Any education or training following high school






21. To look at closely and judge






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






23. A computerized career information delivery system






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






25. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






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






28. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






29. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






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






31. Careful use of resources including money and materials






32. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






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






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






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






36. Anything a person has or uses to reach a goal






37. Commoney known as Social Security






38. The need for workers in a particular occupation or field






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






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






41. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






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






43. The environment of the workplace






44. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






45. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






46. 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






47. Characteristics or make-up of a population






48. Temporary work during the summer






49. To make a plan or arrange things that must be done






50. The combination of attitude - values - interests - and behaviors that identify a person