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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

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

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

4. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

5. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information

6. Way in which one uses or utilitizes the brain best

7. The environment of the workplace

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

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

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

11. Fixed amount of money earned - regardless of hours worked; pay that is calculated exactly the same for every check

12. Characteristics or make-up of a population

13. To find out more by reading and talking to people

14. A person applying for a job

15. Careful use of resources including money and materials

16. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk

17. Worldwide financial management system

18. Intangible work done for others as an occupation

19. The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment

20. A resource that involves communicating information with others

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

22. An objective that a person wants to obtain and works to achieve

23. As the prices decreases producers purchase more

24. Jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills

25. Jobs that last for a limited period of time

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

27. Business owned by many people but treated by the law as though it were one person

28. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

29. The ability to perform a certain activity well

30. A formal meeting between an employer and job applicant about a job opening

31. Cumulative time given to employees for personal or family illness with pay

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

33. A document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing - social studies - science - reading - and math

34. A skill that you have developed

35. A wide variety of workers with different backgrounds - experiences - ideas - and skills in the workplace

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

37. A person who owns stock in a company

38. The jobs that beginners start with to train them for higher-level jobs

39. As the price increases producers produce more

40. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after they successfully complete a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas - usually lasting 4 years

41. Units of measurement which schools use to determine whether or not students are progressing toward graduation

42. Time an employee may take off work with pay

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

44. Jobs requiring less than 35-40 hours a week - depending on the employer

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

46. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour

47. Collection of information about oneself

48. Business which two or more people own and operate

49. A course or program that teaches job skills

50. A free flowing economy based upon the laws of supply and demand to allow individuals or companies to buy and sell goods and/or services at a profit