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1

People who understand themselves and their unique skills and abilities usually are able to choose appropriate:

Career.

2

Entry-level positions provide employees with:

Basic job experience.

3

The Fox Company provides its employees with the appropriate gear and equipment to protect them from harm and injury. The company is behaving responsibly by providing employees with:

Safe working conditions.

4

Shannon's best friend has been excluding her lately. They were supposed to go shopping together, but her friend called and canceled. Shannon is upset about it. This is an example of which type of problem?

Peer.

5

Manuel is preparing his job résumé, but he has never held a paying job. He has only worked for his father and done some volunteer work in the community. What should Manuel do about the work experience section of his job résumé?

He should list his family job and volunteer work.

6

An important problem-solving skill for individuals to have is the ability to be:

Objective.

7

Employees who have innovation skills are able to:

Think in new ways.

8

Jane enjoys working with people, is interested in television and advertising, has excellent grades in English and speech, and is very creative. What occupational area would she be better suited to pursue?

Communications and media.

9

Which is a guideline for writing a job application letter?

Be brief and to the point.

10

When Delores is finding solutions for obstacles at her job, she is:

Problem-solving.

11

A paradigm innovation occurs when:

Major shifts in thinking cause change.

12

Several employees are facing the possibility of being laid off from work. By concluding that they should look for new jobs before that happens, they are:

Solving problems.

13

Jacob is interested in pursuing a specific business career and sets up a time to talk with a person who works in his field of interest. Jacob is obtaining career information by initiating a/an:

Exploratory interview.

14

Which is an internal factor that might influence a business owner's decision making?

Comfort with risk

15

Doug is 18 years old and has decided to run for president when he turns 35. He has set which type of goal?

Long-term.

16

An employee who is continually teased and made fun of by a supervisor is a victim of:

Harassment.

17

Job interviewers often say to job applicants, "Tell me about yourself." The purpose of this request is to:

Test the applicant's communication skills.

18

For a job seeker to find the most satisfactory job, he/she needs to:

Identify his/her own goals and skills.

19

The newly redesigned Toyota Corolla is an example of:

Product innovation.

20

Most businesses expect their employees to show an interest in the company by being:

Cooperative.

21

Because a business spends a lot of money to purchase and maintain office equipment, it expects its employees to:

Use and handle the equipment with care.

22

Which industry exists to protect individuals and businesses from financial losses?

Insurance.

23

Self-understanding helps one to raise his/her level of self-esteem because it:

Gives him/her a true picture of himself/herself.

24

It is often necessary for employees to continue their education after working for several years to:

Change careers.

25

What type of information is acceptable to leave out of a job application?

Salary requirements.

26

Job applicants use headings on their resumes to:

Organize the information so that it is easy to read.

27

Accessing the websites of businesses and professional organizations is one way to obtain:

Career information.

28

Which is an example of a person obtaining unpaid work experience?

Kelly volunteers at a local radio station.

29

Which is a situation that is likely to require a company's employees to obtain special training from an external source?

Learning a complex computer software program.

30

Which type of innovation occurs when the new product is released to the public?

Product.

31

What is one of the main reasons for sending an interview follow-up letter?

To show one's continued interest.

32

Which is the best source of information about job leads?

Family and friends.

33

People who have limited work experience often include what type of references on their résumés?

Personal.

34

A primary reason that employers often consider hiring a person with internship experience is because it implies that the applicant possesses:

Traits such as initiative and commitment.

35

Following a business employee for a few days to obtain information about that particular career is an example of:

Job shadowing.

36

In the decision-making process, which step occurs after the need is determined?

Gathering the information

37

Chris was interested in a job that was being advertised, but the ad did not provide instructions on whom to contact at the business. What should Chris do when sending a letter of application?

Call to find out who will make the hiring decision

38

Tia has many interests and does not know which career path is best for her. One method Tia can use to determine the best occupational options for her is to:

Complete an aptitude assessment survey.

39

Why do many businesses expect their employees to do their jobs according to strict guidelines?

To create a safe environment

40

What should individuals take into consideration when researching employment opportunities in business?

Future outlook.

41


Is it appropriate for job applicants to ask the business to let them know when it makes a decision about filling a job?

Yes, this request can be included in a follow-up letter.

42

Chris likes to watch the space flight reports and to read about plans for the future in space. Space exploration is one of Chris':

Interests.

43

When asked questions during an employment interview, applicants should:

Answer in full.

44

In which part of a SMART goal would one track progress toward his/her outcome?

Measurable.

45

If three employees have the same level of ability and competence, what factor might a business use to decide which one to promote?

Seniority.

46

After an employee collects the necessary facts, what is the next step that an employee should take to solve a problem?

Analyze the information.

47

Which is an appropriate response to the question on an employment application that asks the reason for leaving a previous job?

Accepted another position.