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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. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






2. Personal standards by which one lives






3. This involves hearing - thinking about and responding to what the speaker is saying






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






5. The environment of the workplace






6. notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings






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






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






9. As the price increases producers produce more






10. To give up something to resolve a conflict






11. The steps one takes to make the best decision






12. Using People in foreign countries to assemble parts; utilizing external resources - and saving labor costs






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






14. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees






15. 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






16. Clash of ideas or values






17. The planning and using of time






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






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






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






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






22. Employment during special seasons






23. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






24. Money earned above the cost of doing business






25. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






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






28. Cluster that involves acquiring - investing - and managing money






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






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






31. Time an employee may take off work with pay






32. A group of employees






33. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






34. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






35. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






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






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






38. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






39. Learning on the job






40. The thing a person enjoys doing or thinking about






41. A person's outlook on life - usually positive or negative






42. A computerized career information delivery system






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






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






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






46. The choice between two or more possibilities






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






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






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






50. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay