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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Resouce Guide for Scavenger Hunt

 

The answers to all of the following questions can be found somewhere in the

Career Guide. Your task? Find them!

1. True or False: Three out of four workers stay in the same field for most of

their lives?

2. The 2004 annual average wage in Pennsylvania for a Special Education

Teacher is _____________.

3. Which of these jobs are considered “hot” jobs, and which are in decline?

a. Data Entry Keyers; b. Welders; c. Home Health Aides; d. Team

Assemblers; e. Registered Nurses; f. Cashiers; g. Auditing Clerks.

4. What is job shadowing?

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5. What is the purpose of a cover letter? ___________________________

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6. During which high school year should you take your PSATs, ACTs and/or

SATs? ______

7. ______% of all jobs are found through direct contact with employers and

leads from people you know. _____% of jobs found are from the classified

ads. ______% of jobs are found through employment agencies.

8. Explain the difference between an “industry” and an “occupation”.

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9. Name five components of most resumes: __________________________

___________________________________________________________.

10. An estimated _____ percent of jobs require the knowledge of applied

mathematics, reading for information, and locating information.

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