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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. 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

2. The person who has hires someone to do a job

3. Cluster that involves computer and Web-based services; telecommunications services

4. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions

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

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

7. Clash of ideas or values

8. Personal standards by which one lives

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

10. Generally 40 Hour work week or more

11. 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

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

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

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

15. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information

16. To give up something to resolve a conflict

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

18. Cluster that involves services involving lodging - entertainment - recreation - and travel; food and beverage management

19. Business owned by one person

20. Any education or training following high school

21. To look at closely and judge

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

23. A computerized career information delivery system

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

25. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry

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

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

28. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates

29. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales

30. A temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field

31. Careful use of resources including money and materials

32. Natural method or way one thinks or learns

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

34. Cluster that involves providing education and training services; providing support services

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

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

37. Commoney known as Social Security

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

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

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

41. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour

42. Following a person on the job to learn job duties and responsibilities

43. The environment of the workplace

44. Jobs that last for a limited period of time

45. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality

46. 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

47. Characteristics or make-up of a population

48. Temporary work during the summer

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

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