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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. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






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






3. Standard minimum pay received by an employee






4. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






5. Worldwide financial management system






6. A wide variety of workers with different backgrounds - experiences - ideas - and skills in the workplace






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






8. Jobs with similiar work actvities






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






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






11. A group of workers who collectively bargin for higher wages - improved benefits - and better working conditions






12. Personal standards by which one lives






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






14. Characteristics or make-up of a population






15. A resource that involves communicating information with others






16. Temporary work during the summer






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






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






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






20. The total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out






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






22. A thank you letter written following an interview






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






24. The environment of the workplace






25. The planning and using of time






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






27. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch






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






29. Business owned by one person






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






31. A service business designed to help put employees and employers together






32. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






33. A course or program that teaches job skills






34. Earnings below the cost of doing business






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






36. The thing a person enjoys doing or thinking about






37. A computerized career information delivery system






38. one who puts off doing things or making decisions






39. Any education or training following high school






40. The ability or potential for learning new skills






41. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour






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






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






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






45. Instant opinion - based on certain clues - such as the way you look - act - and talk






46. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






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






48. Earnings above base pay






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






50. Employment during special seasons