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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
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1. A course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests

2. A person who works with you

3. The future prospects for employment in a particular job or field

4. To make a plan or arrange things that must be done

5. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday

6. Worldwide financial management system

7. (Occupational Outlook Handbook) A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States

8. Doing a job without pay to gain experience

9. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

10. Employment during special seasons

11. The ability to perform a certain activity well

12. Cluster that involves acquiring - investing - and managing money

13. Amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes - insurance - social security - and other benefits

14. The way in which a person views their own self-worth

15. Cluster that involves the science of maintaining and improving people's physical and mental well-being

16. A task one is expected to perform on the job

17. The combination of attitude - values - interests - and behaviors that identify a person

18. An action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process

19. The steps one takes to make the best decision

20. Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race - religion - or sex

21. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay

22. Anything a person has or uses to reach a goal

23. The prospect for the future of a job or career

24. A share of the ownership in a company

25. A plan of action for education - training - and experience to reach a career goal

26. Careful use of resources including money and materials

27. The use of goods or service to make life easier creating new jobs while eliminating others

28. A program of study beyond a bachelor's degree

29. A service business designed to help put employees and employers together

30. Possibility of loss

31. The ability or potential for learning new skills

32. Work that a person does for pay

33. To give up something to resolve a conflict

34. To employ oneself in a particular or specific field of work

35. Any education or training following high school

36. An amount of money charged by others for services

37. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information

38. A course that is required before another course can be taken

39. A course or program that teaches job skills

40. Money earned above the cost of doing business

41. Business which two or more people own and operate

42. Something one wants to obtain in the near future generally less than 5 years

43. Cluster that involves protective and legal services

44. A plan which includes the education and training requirements to reach a career goal

45. A definition of work duties

46. Cluster that involves coordinating the movement of people - goods - and services; career cluster - jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills

47. Employment during special seasons

48. A resource that involves communicating information with others

49. Being on time for work

50. When a person has to give up part of something they value to resolve a conflict