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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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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 course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests






2. Someone who sells goods or services






3. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






4. A thank you letter written following an interview






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






6. A person who works with you






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






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






9. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






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






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






12. A temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field






13. The planning and using of time






14. 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






15. Instant opinion - based on certain clues - such as the way you look - act - and talk






16. Relating to races or groups of people with common customs






17. Any education or training following high school






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






19. Jobs or careers belonging to the same group on the basis of similar knowledge and skills






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






21. A skill that you have developed






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






23. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






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






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






26. The personality or activity by which a person is known






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






28. The ability to perform a certain activity well






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






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






31. Amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes - insurance - social security - and other benefits






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






33. To look at closely and judge






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






35. An objective that a person wants to obtain and works to achieve






36. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






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






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






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






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






41. Employment during special seasons






42. Earnings above base pay






43. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill






44. A group of employees






45. Clash of ideas or values






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






47. Being on time for work






48. Possibility of loss






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






50. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation