Career Opportunities
Planning Your Career
Applying for Employment
Securing a Job
Using Technology

100

Career
What is a goal for work that is fulfilled through an occupation or series of occupations?

100

values
What is things that are important to you?

100

personal data sheet
What is a summary of your important job-related information?

100

employment interview
What is a two-way conversation in which the interviewer learns about you and you learn about the job and the company?

100

email
What is a type of communication that is sent via the computer and must be checked regularly?

200

informational interview
What is a planned discussion with a worker who is willing to help you find out about the work that a person does, the preparation needed for that career, and the person's feelings about the career?

200

talent
What is a natural, inborn aptitude to do certain things?

200

application form
What is a form requesting information related to employment?

200

mentor
What is an experienced employee who serves as a counselor to a person with less experience?

200

MS Word
What is a computer program that allows you to create documents such as resumes, cover letters, and follow-up letters?

300

mobility
What is the willingness and ability of a person to move to where jobs are located?

300

ability
What is the quality of being able to perform a mental or physical task?

300

resume
What is a tool that provides information about you to a potential employer?

300

follow-up letter
What is a letter that expresses your appreciation for the opportunity to interview?

300

IM
What is a technology tool that sends messages instantly to contacts that are on your list?

400

networking
What is the process of talking to other people about their jobs?

400

sources for available jobs
What is the media, personal contacts, career fairs, business contacts, and government employment offices?

400

career portfolio
What is tangible evidence of your ability and skills?

400

employee benefits
What is insurance, vacation time, and retirement programs?

400

MS Excel
What is a computer program used to create spreadsheets, schedules, and formulas for charts and graphs?

500

the career planning process
What is a six step process?

500

interests
What is a basis for your employment goals and possible career paths?

500

cover letter
What is a letter that expresses your interests in a specific job and asks for an interview?

500

behavioral interviewing
What is questions that typically begin with "describe" or "tell me about..."?

500

e-commerce
What is conducting business transactions using the Internet or other technology?