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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 skill that has been developed






2. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






3. Buying a finished good or service with the intent to resell it by the unit






4. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area - usually lasting 2 years






5. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






6. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






7. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






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






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






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






11. A group of employees






12. Earnings below the cost of doing business






13. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






14. A program of study beyond a bachelor's degree






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






16. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






17. The amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out






18. The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment






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






20. The tool that employers use to find out basic information about job applicants






21. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






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






23. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions






24. A person applying for a job






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






26. A person who owns stock in a company






27. Standards one believes is important about their work






28. The course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision-making process






29. To buy in bulk form wi the intent to resell by the case






30. Standard minimum pay received by an employee






31. The environment of the workplace






32. 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






33. To employ oneself in a particular or specific field of work






34. Being on time for work






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






36. 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






37. A person who works with you






38. Careful use of resources including money and materials






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






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






41. Temporary work during the summer






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






43. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees






44. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






45. Someone who sells goods or services






46. To look at closely and judge






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






48. A course or program that teaches job skills






49. Temporary work during the summer






50. Notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings