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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 belief - understanding - and recognition of one's own abilities






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






3. Occupational Information Network compiled by the United States Department of Labor






4. To give up something to resolve a conflict






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






6. Possibility of loss






7. Earnings below the cost of doing business






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






9. Being on time for work






10. Work that a person does for pay






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






12. Time an employee may take off work with pay






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






14. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay






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






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






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






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






19. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






20. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality






21. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






22. A person who owns stock in a company






23. Earnings above base pay






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






25. Business owned by one person






26. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






27. A definition of work duties






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






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






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






31. Any information about possible job openings






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






33. Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race - religion - or sex






34. The ability or potential for learning new skills






35. Intangible work done for others as an occupation






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






37. Generally 40 Hour work week or more






38. The steps one takes to make the best decision






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






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






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






42. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






43. Fixed amount of money earned - regardless of hours worked; pay that is calculated exactly the same for every check






44. An amount of money charged by others for services






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






46. 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






47. As the price increases producers produce more






48. To look at closely and judge






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






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