7 Growing Jobs In The Small-business Sector

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Small businesses employ just over half of all private-sector workers, according to the Small Business Administration, and they generated what percent of all net new jobs over the past 15 years

    • A.

      50%

    • B.

      45%

    • C.

      80%

    • D.

      64%

    Correct Answer
    D. 64%
    Explanation
    Small businesses employ a significant portion of private-sector workers and have been a major contributor to job creation over the past 15 years. The correct answer of 64% suggests that small businesses generated the majority of net new jobs during this period. This indicates their importance in driving economic growth and employment opportunities.

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  • 2. 

    To find local small businesses in your sector that are hiring, what is a good strategy?

    • A.

      Network at business events

    • B.

      Look on the internet

    • C.

      Visit the chamber of commerce

    • D.

      Ask the guidance counselor

    Correct Answer
    A. Network at business events
    Explanation
    Networking at business events is a good strategy to find local small businesses in your sector that are hiring. By attending these events, you can connect with other professionals and business owners who may have information about job opportunities. Networking allows you to build relationships, exchange contacts, and learn about potential job openings that may not be advertised elsewhere. This strategy can help you tap into the hidden job market and increase your chances of finding employment in your desired sector.

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  • 3. 

    Food-related businesses continued to grow modestly last year, particularly in what area?

    • A.

      Wholesale distribution

    • B.

      Farming

    • C.

      Fast Food

    • D.

      Grocery

    Correct Answer
    D. Grocery
    Explanation
    Food-related businesses experienced modest growth last year, with the grocery sector seeing the most significant increase. This suggests that consumers' preference for purchasing food items from grocery stores rather than other avenues like wholesale distribution, farming, or fast food establishments contributed to the growth of the grocery industry.

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  • 4. 

    Second in sales growth with an 11 percent gain are offices of non-physician health practitioners such as

    • A.

      Nurses

    • B.

      Optometrists

    • C.

      Dentists

    • D.

      Surgeons

    Correct Answer
    B. Optometrists
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Optometrists. This is because the question states that offices of non-physician health practitioners had a sales growth of 11 percent, and among the options given, optometrists fall under this category. Nurses, dentists, and surgeons are all physicians or healthcare professionals, but optometrists specialize in eye care and are considered non-physician health practitioners. Therefore, optometrists are the most appropriate answer based on the information provided.

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  • 5. 

    Fueled by federal money from the stimulus bill, environmental jobs are forecast to grow in the coming year. What job would best be an environmental job?

    • A.

      Landscaper

    • B.

      Railroad engineer

    • C.

      Water tretment technician

    • D.

      Solar-photovoltaic installers

    Correct Answer
    D. Solar-photovoltaic installers
    Explanation
    Solar-photovoltaic installers would best be considered an environmental job because they are involved in the installation of solar panels, which generate clean and renewable energy from the sun. This job contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on fossil fuels, thus promoting environmental sustainability.

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