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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
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1. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch

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

3. A course or program that teaches job skills

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

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

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

7. A group of characteristics that collective form a general group of people with similiar interests - values - and behaviors

8. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions

9. A person's outlook on life - usually positive or negative

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

11. Using People in Mexico to assemble parts; utilizing external resources

12. As the price increases producers produce more

13. Continuing for a long period of time to accomplish a task

14. (Occupational Outlook Handbook) A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States

15. Jobs with similiar work actvities

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

17. Earnings below the cost of doing business

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

19. Business which two or more people own and operate

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

21. One who puts off doing things or making decisions

22. A course or program that teaches job skills

23. A course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests

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

25. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk

26. To eliminate unwanted applicants

27. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry

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

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

30. To eliminate unwanted applicants

31. Clash of ideas or values

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

33. Learning on the job

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

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

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

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

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

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

40. Collection of information about oneself

41. A decision or plan that can be changed

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

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

44. The thing a person enjoys doing or thinking about

45. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday

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

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

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

49. A computerized career information delivery system

50. 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