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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Temporary work during the summer

2. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions

3. A person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer

4. Personal standards by which one lives

5. A person's outlook on life - usually positive or negative

6. Collection of information about oneself

7. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes

8. To eliminate unwanted applicants

9. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour

10. notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings

11. Careful use of resources including money and materials

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

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

14. Generally 40 Hour work week or more

15. Cluster that involves planning - organizing - and directing business operations

16. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay

17. Rules of behavior in the workplace

18. A long term work plan including education - training - and experience

19. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk

20. Cluster that involves regulating and managing local - state - and federal government

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

22. Cluster that involves developing - promoting - and providing goods to consumers; performing tasks for consumers

23. The need for workers in a particular occupation or field

24. First thing an interviewer notices: an applicant's dress - hair - and grooming

25. Any education or training following high school

26. Learning on the job

27. Cluster that involves services that improve people's quality of life and promote safe - healthy communities

28. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

29. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions

30. Agreement to complete a job for an amount of money

31. A description of the goals of a business and how it will operate

32. Money received for education that does not have to be repaid

33. A person who works with you

34. Instant opinion - based on certain clues - such as the way you look - act - and talk

35. A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States

36. Cluster that involves the systematic use of observations and experiments to gain knowledge about the world; the practical use of scientific knowledge; solving practical problems by combining science and mathematics with technology; the study of numbe

37. The computer network system through which information can be shared on the World Wide Web

38. Business owned by one person

39. Buying a finished good or service with the intent to resell it by the unit

40. Clash of ideas or values

41. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information

42. Cluster that involves designing - building - and repairing structures

43. The planning and using of time

44. A belief - understanding - and recognition of one's own abilities

45. Arrange things in order from the most important to the least important

46. Relating to races or groups of people with common customs

47. A special skill - knowledge - or ability that enables a person to perform a particular job

48. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace

49. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars

50. Earnings above base pay