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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. Characteristics or make-up of a population






2. A group of characteristics that collective form a general group of people with similiar interests - values - and behaviors






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






4. 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






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






6. A productive activity resulting in something useful






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






8. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






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






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






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






12. To look at closely and judge






13. Business owned by one person






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






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






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






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






18. Collection of information about oneself






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






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






21. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees






22. Typical way of life






23. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






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






25. Something a person wants to acheive later in life requiring much planning






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






27. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






28. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






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






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






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






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






33. The environment of the workplace






34. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






35. Jobs with similiar work actvities






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






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






38. A decision or plan that can be changed






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






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






41. Business which two or more people own and operate






42. A share of the ownership in a company






43. A thank you letter written following an interview






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






45. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






46. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






47. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






48. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






49. As the price increases producers produce more






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