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These are a series of projects that may not be in the same company.

A)Career juggling
B)Project revamp
C)Project careers
D)Career management
C)Project careers

Page: 406
From an employee perspective, career management is important because a lack of it can result in all of the following EXCEPT:

A)feeling of not being valued in the company.
B)being unable to find suitable employment in the event of a job change.
C)frustration.
D)wastage of money employed on training and development.
D)wastage of money employed on training and development.

Page: 408
The following are all professions where it is suggested that a career can be carved out, EXCEPT:

A)medicine.
B)maintenance professionals.
C)law.
D)businesses.
B)maintenance professionals.

Page: 410
Due to increased domestic and global competition as well as mergers and acquisitions, companies cannot offer job security and may have to downsize. This could be a reason for the following:

A)an increase in blue-collar jobs.
B)an increase in white-collar jobs.
C)an increase in professional congruence.
D)a change in psychological contract.
D)a change in psychological contract.

Page: 411
All of the following are characteristics of Gen Xers EXCEPT:

A)meaningful work rather than flexibility in work scheduling.
B)place higher importance to work-life balance.
C)place higher importance opportunities for growth.
D)want good work relationships.
A)meaningful work rather than flexibility in work scheduling.

Page: 412
An important difference between the traditional career and the protean career is the need for employees to be motivated and able to learn rather than to rely on a static knowledge base.

A)True
B)False
A)True

Page: 414
There has been a decline in the spiral career form over the past few years.

A)True
B)False
B)False

Page: 416
Disengagement typically refers to older employees electing to retire and concentrate entirely on non-work activities such as sports, hobbies, traveling, or volunteer work.

A)True
B)False
A)True

Page: 417
The development plans in reality check include descriptions of strengths and weaknesses, career goals, and development activities (assignments, training) for reaching the career goals.

A)True
B)False
B)False

Page: 421
Many companies in the employee recruitment business provide similar resources for job seekers and employers.

A)True
B)False
A)True

Page: 424