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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, 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. Using People in Mexico to assemble parts; utilizing external resources






2. Characteristics or make-up of a population






3. The planning and using of time






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






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






6. A person who organizes - manages - and assumes the risk of a business






7. Employment during special seasons






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






9. Learning on the job






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






11. Someone who sells goods or services






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






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






14. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






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






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






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






18. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






19. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






20. The steps one takes to make the best decision






21. Generally 40 Hour work week or more






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






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






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






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






26. Any information about possible job openings






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






28. The total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out






29. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






30. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






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






32. 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


33. Fixed amount of money earned - regardless of hours worked; pay that is calculated exactly the same for every check






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






35. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees






36. A short written description of an applicant's personal data - education - and experience - related to a job






37. A computerized career information delivery system






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






39. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






40. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






41. Intangible work done for others as an occupation






42. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






43. The ability to perform a certain activity well






44. Earnings above base pay






45. Rules of behavior in the workplace






46. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






47. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






48. A decision or plan that can be changed






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






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