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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. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






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






3. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees






4. A group of employees






5. A long term work plan including education - training - and experience






6. Cluster that involves the science of maintaining and improving people's physical and mental well-being






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






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






9. To give up something to resolve a conflict






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






11. The steps one takes to make the best decision






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






13. 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






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






15. Possibility of loss






16. An amount of money charged by others for services






17. Collection of information about oneself






18. Earnings below the cost of doing business






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






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






21. A person applying for a job






22. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






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






24. Continuing for a long period of time to accomplish a task






25. A service business designed to help put employees and employers together






26. A thank you letter written following an interview






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






28. A long term work plan including education - training - and experience






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






30. Jobs with similiar work actvities






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






32. Cluster that involves regulating and managing local - state - and federal government






33. Someone who purchases a good or service with the intent to use it






34. Earnings above base pay






35. One who puts off doing things or making decisions






36. Being on time for work






37. Relating to a specific field with a high degree of skill or experience






38. A productive activity resulting in something useful






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






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






41. Commoney known as Social Security






42. A free flowing economy based upon the laws of supply and demand to allow individuals or companies to buy and sell goods and/or services at a profit






43. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






45. Any information about possible job openings






46. The planning and using of time






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






48. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch






49. 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






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