Introduction to Business

Chapter 20: Career Planning

Selection Quick Checks (English)

1.
Which is NOT considered part of the career planning process?
A)assessing potential
B)preparing for he future
C)getting a part time job
D)analyzing options
2.
Which term refers to the sum total of your feelings, actions, habits, and thoughts?
A)aptitude
B)ability
C)values
D)personality
3.
What is aptitude?
A)your potential for learning a skill
B)a natural or acquired skill or talent
C)your proficiency at performing a task
D)what you believe to be important
4.
Each job in a career should build on which of the following?
A)salary and income
B)interests, knowledge, and experience
C)aptitude and skills
D)values, attitudes, and personality
5.
Which of the following terms means the practice of building relationships to bring you business opportunities?
A)outsourcing
B)job shadowing
C)volunteerism
D)networking
6.
A full time job is defined as one that requires at least how many hours of work each week?
A)60
B)50
C)40
D)30
7.
A career is defined as which of the following?
A)a work history of one or more jobs
B)an activity in which one engages
C)work that people do for pay
D)a job requiring a minimum number of hours a week
8.
Which of the following jobs would someone who is interested in technology enjoy doing?
A)lawyer
B)detective
C)nurse
D)electrician
9.
Which term refers to a series of different jobs within a career?
A)job shadowing
B)outsourcing
C)volunteerism
D)career ladder
10.
Which term refers to contracting with overseas companies to perform jobs otherwise done internally?
A)volunteerism
B)job shadowing
C)exportation
D)outsourcing
11.
Which is not a recommended source of career advice?
A)career counselors
B)written sources
C)television
D)networking
12.
Which is an example of job market supply and demand?
A)A company has a limited number of positions available for a job that a large number of people have applied for.
B)A business used up all of the office supplies and so purchased more.
C)A company's workforce goes on strike for better wages and working conditions.
D)A company's president resigns to find a job she enjoys more.
13.
Which might be a short-term goal for someone just entering the workforce?
A)planning a two-week vacation
B)planning retirement at age 65
C)meeting monthly budget expenses
D)planning the purchase of a new car
14.
Which would probably be considered the most stressful job?
A)air traffic controller
B)lawyer
C)computer engineer
D)security guard
15.
Which term refers to following someone around at work in order to learn about a career?
A)networking
B)job shadowing
C)volunteerism
D)outsourcing
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