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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. The ability to perform a certain activity well






2. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






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






4. Time an employee may take off work with pay






5. Typical way of life






6. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






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






8. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






9. Money received for education that does not have to be repaid






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






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






12. A belief - understanding - and recognition of one's own abilities






13. Cumulative time given to employees for personal or family illness with pay






14. Commoney known as Social Security






15. A productive activity resulting in something useful






16. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






17. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






18. A resource that involves communicating information with others






19. The use of goods or service to make life easier creating new jobs while eliminating others






20. Employment during special seasons






21. Someone who creates a good or service






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






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






24. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






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






26. Units of measurement which schools use to determine whether or not students are progressing toward graduation






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






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






29. A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States






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






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






32. Possibility of loss






33. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill






34. A skill that you have developed






35. Characteristics or make-up of a population






36. 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


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






38. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch






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






40. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






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






42. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






43. A decision or plan that can be changed






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






45. To give up something to resolve a conflict






46. Earnings above base pay






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






48. To find out more by reading and talking to people






49. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






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