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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. Clash of ideas or values






2. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






3. Standards one believes is important about their work






4. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees






5. Cluster that involves developing - promoting - and providing goods to consumers; performing tasks for consumers






6. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area - usually lasting 2 years






7. A resource that involves communicating information with others






8. Agreement to complete a job for an amount of money






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






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






11. Any education or training following high school






12. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






13. As the price increases producers produce more






14. Following a person on the job to learn job duties and responsibilities






15. The planning and using of time






16. Possibility of loss






17. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






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






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






20. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday






21. The ability to perform a certain activity well






22. 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






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






24. To make a plan or arrange things that must be done






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






26. Characteristics or make-up of a population






27. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






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






29. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






30. A productive activity resulting in something useful






31. To buy in bulk form wi the intent to resell by the case






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






33. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






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






35. A person who owns stock in a company






36. An occupation one is well-suited or qualified for






37. The need for workers in a particular occupation or field






38. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






39. A definition of work duties






40. Commoney known as Social Security






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






42. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






43. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






44. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes






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






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






47. A course or program that teaches job skills






48. Time an employee may take off work with pay






49. Arrange things in order from the most important to the least important






50. Rules of behavior in the workplace