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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
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1. A skill that has been developed

2. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

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

4. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area - usually lasting 2 years

5. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

6. Doing a job without pay to gain experience

7. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars

8. The work done over a period of years in one area of interest

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

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

11. A group of employees

12. Earnings below the cost of doing business

13. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)

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

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

16. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

17. The amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out

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

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

20. The tool that employers use to find out basic information about job applicants

21. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay

22. A group of workers who collectively bargin for higher wages - improved benefits - and better working conditions

23. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions

24. A person applying for a job

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

26. A person who owns stock in a company

27. Standards one believes is important about their work

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

29. To buy in bulk form wi the intent to resell by the case

30. Standard minimum pay received by an employee

31. The environment of the workplace

32. 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

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

34. Being on time for work

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

36. 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

37. A person who works with you

38. Careful use of resources including money and materials

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

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

41. Temporary work during the summer

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

43. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees

44. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars

45. Someone who sells goods or services

46. To look at closely and judge

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

48. A course or program that teaches job skills

49. Temporary work during the summer

50. Notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings