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37) The best way to define the term career as

Question : 37) The best way to define the term career as : 1400037

 

37) The best way to define the term career is as a ________.

A) series of tasks

B) series of jobs or work positions over a period of a few years

C) series of jobs or work positions over a period of a lifetime

D) single lifelong job

 

38) An unskilled laborer has ________ a software designer.

A) no real career when compared to

B) just as much of a career as

C) more of a career when compared to

D) a much shorter career than

39) Traditional career development programs of the past focused on helping an employee advance ________.

A) through a series of jobs for different organizations

B) by holding a single job in a single organization

C) by holding a series of jobs in a single organization

D) by changing jobs every two years without fail

 

40) Traditional career development programs in an organization were a good way for the organization to ________.

A) weed out poor performers

B) retain talented performers

C) keep costs down

D) increase efficiency

41) In a traditional career development program, ________ were largely responsible for shaping and guiding career paths.

A) individuals

B) companies

C) family and friends

D) professional counselors

 

42) In today's world, ________ are largely responsible for shaping and guiding employee career paths.

A) individuals

B) companies

C) Internet services

D) headhunters

43) Today, career development typically focuses on an individual advancing ________ on his or her own.

A) through different organizations without ever improving his or her status

B) by holding a single job in a single organization

C) by holding a series of jobs in a single organization

D) through a series of jobs for different organizations

 

44) This best describes the commitment a 1960s-era company made with respect to an employee's full-time, full-benefit job.

A) It was a permanent job that could last a lifetime.

B) It was a month-to-month arrangement.

C) It was subject to change at any time.

D) There was no commitment on the part of the company or the employee.

 

45) In today's business climate, this best describes the commitment a company makes with respect to an employee's full-time, full-benefit job.

A) It is a guaranteed lifetime job.

B) It is a week-to-week arrangement.

C) It is permanent but subject to change at any time.

D) There is no commitment on the part of the company or the employee.

46) Which of the following is NOT a reason why today's companies have largely eliminated career development programs?

A) Companies aren't as stable as they were in the past.

B) Employees frequently move from job to job.

C) Fewer employees are interested in career development.

D) Downsizing has made jobs less stable or predictable.

 

 

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