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






2. Cluster that involves designing and producing materials into intermediate or final products






3. A special skill - knowledge - or ability that enables a person to perform a particular job






4. Cluster that involves the systematic use of observations and experiments to gain knowledge about the world; the practical use of scientific knowledge; solving practical problems by combining science and mathematics with technology; the study of numbe






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






6. Personal standards by which one lives






7. Earnings below the cost of doing business






8. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






9. Characteristics or make-up of a population






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






11. Business which two or more people own and operate






12. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






13. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






14. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






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






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






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






18. Any information about possible job openings






19. Earnings above base pay






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






21. Cluster that involves protective and legal services






22. When a person has to give up part of something they value to resolve a conflict






23. Rules of behavior in the workplace






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






25. Work that a person does for pay






26. Money accounted for from January 1st through the current pay period






27. The choice between two or more possibilities






28. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






29. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






30. A person who works with you






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






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






33. A definition of work duties






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






35. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






36. Determining the best way for an individual to study - remember - or learn






37. To eliminate unwanted applicants






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






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






40. Someone who creates a good or service






41. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






42. A program where a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker






43. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






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






45. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






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






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






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






49. A task one is expected to perform on the job






50. A share of the ownership in a company