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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. A person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer






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






3. To give up something to resolve a conflict






4. The computer network system through which information can be shared on the World Wide Web






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






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






7. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






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






9. A productive activity resulting in something useful






10. 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






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






12. To look at closely and judge






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






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






15. Collection of information about oneself






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






17. Jobs with similiar work actvities






18. The ability or potential for learning new skills






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






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






21. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales






22. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






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






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






25. A plan of action for education - training - and experience to reach a career goal






26. To eliminate unwanted applicants






27. Methods of paying for education/training - such as grants - scholarships - etc.






28. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






29. Cluster that involves services that improve people's quality of life and promote safe - healthy communities






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






31. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






32. One who puts off doing things or making decisions






33. To find out more by reading and talking to people






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






35. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






36. The planning and using of time






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






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






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






40. Any education or training following high school






41. A group of employees






42. Business owned by one person






43. The jobs that beginners start with to train them for higher-level jobs






44. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






45. Characteristics or make-up of a population






46. Time an employee may take off work with pay






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






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






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






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