Cooperative Education Seminar

Career Development

Question: A brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.  
Answer: Resume'

Question: Verifies your employment with an organization.
Answer: Employment Letter.

Question: Employers look for people who __________ well both verbally and in writing.

Answer: Communicate

Question: Arriving to work at the appropriate time.
Answer: Punctuality

Question: Natalie has never been late for wok or not shown up for work since she has been employed with her current company, almost six months.Natalie's boss depends on her to go to work everyday as scheduled and arrive on time. Natalie is an example of what good work characteristic?
Answer: dependability

Ethics/Social Responsibility

Question: When entrusted with secrets or private affairs, you must practice ________________ at work. Sometimes, you have to sign paperwork stating that you will not share other's personal information.
Answer: confidentiality

Question: True or False. It is never okay to use physical or verbal violence at work.
Answer: True.

Question: True or False. The federal minimum wage for covered nonexempt employees is $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009.
Answer: True.

Question: True or False? During normal school weeks, 16 and 17 year olds cannot work over 20 hours per week.
Answer: True.

Question: True or False? Employers can wait up to six months before paying employees for work.
Answer: False.

Personal Finance

Question: True or False? Direct deposit is an easy way to get you wages directly entered into your saving or checking account.
Answer: True.

Question: Abbreviation for the Automated Teller Machine where and individual can withdraw, deposit, or transfer money within their account.
Answer: ATM

Question: Abbreviation for Federal Insurance Contribution Act, also known as Social Security tax (payroll tax that supports a minimum living allowance in retirement)
Answer: FICA


What is the name of the total pay minus payroll taxes?

Answer: Net pay

Question: What is the name of the act when you write your signature on the back of a check made out to you?
Answer: Endorse.


Question: The ability to influence others toward the achievement of a goal.

Answer: Leadership

Question: True or False? A characteristic of a good leader is being the boss and making everyone on the team only follow your ideas only.
Answer: False.

Question: True or False? A team leader listens to everyone's contributions to the group discussion and values the best methods for the team, as a whole to accomplish a set task or objective.
Answer: True.

Question: What is an organized meeting to discuss business-related matters?
Answer: Conference.

Question: What does CTSO stand for?
Answer: Career and Technical Education Student Organization.

Technical Foundations

Question: True or False? Spreadsheet rows are labeled with letters.
Answer: False.

Question: The term used to describe the page orientation when the copy runs horizontally across the long length of the page is called __________.
Answer: landscape

Question: A collection place for activities that help with career decisions.
Answer: Career Portfolio

Question: A type of website that offers interaction through electronic comments and discussions.
Answer: social media

Question: Sites that allow users to build a profile and connect with others.
Answer: Social networking.