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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Collection of information about oneself

2. A person who works with you

3. Using People in foreign countries to assemble parts; utilizing external resources - and saving labor costs

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

5. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions

6. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

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

8. Jobs or careers belonging to the same group on the basis of similar knowledge and skills

9. 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

10. A course or program that teaches job skills

11. Help-wanted section of the newspaper that lists job openings

12. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

13. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

14. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)

15. Commoney known as Social Security

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

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

18. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

19. A person who owns stock in a company

20. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch

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

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

23. The type of job in which a person is employed

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

25. The ability or potential for learning new skills

26. The total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out

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

28. 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

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

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

31. Something a person wants to acheive later in life requiring much planning

32. As the prices decreases producers purchase more

33. To look at closely and judge

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

35. Jobs that last for a limited period of time

36. Cluster that involves visual and performing arts; multimedia communications; journalism

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

38. Determining the best way for an individual to study - remember - or learn

39. The steps one takes to make the best decision

40. The environment of the workplace

41. The planning and using of time

42. A person who organizes - manages - and assumes the risk of a business

43. Someone who sells goods or services

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

45. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates

46. Any information about possible job openings

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

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

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

50. Methods of paying for education/training - such as grants - scholarships - etc.