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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment

2. To eliminate unwanted applicants

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

4. Commoney known as Social Security

5. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace

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

7. Relating to a specific field with a high degree of skill or experience

8. A person who works with you

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

10. Cluster that involves protective and legal services

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

12. A program where a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker

13. Someone who purchases a good or service with the intent to use it

14. 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

15. The ability or potential for learning new skills

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

17. Someone who sells goods or services

18. As the price increases producers produce more

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

20. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

21. Money accounted for from January 1st through the current pay period

22. Time an employee may take off work with pay

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

24. Jobs with similiar work actvities

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

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

27. A course or program that teaches job skills

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

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

30. Business owned by one person

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

32. Possibility of loss

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

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

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

36. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry

37. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales

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

39. 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

40. Cluster that involves growing and processing crops for human use; raising and processing animals for human use; using raw materials that occur naturally in the earth

41. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

42. The course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision-making process

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

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

45. Earnings above base pay

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

47. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information

48. Personal standards by which one lives

49. A share of the ownership in a company

50. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)