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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Characteristics or make-up of a population

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

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

4. 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

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

6. A productive activity resulting in something useful

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

8. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace

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

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

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

12. To look at closely and judge

13. Business owned by one person

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

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

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

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

18. Collection of information about oneself

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

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

21. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees

22. Typical way of life

23. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

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

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

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

27. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

28. Cluster that involves protective and legal services

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

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

31. Salary of wages given to an employee on a regular basis

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

33. The environment of the workplace

34. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

35. Jobs with similiar work actvities

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

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

38. A decision or plan that can be changed

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

40. Cluster that involves the science of maintaining and improving people's physical and mental well-being

41. Business which two or more people own and operate

42. A share of the ownership in a company

43. A thank you letter written following an interview

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

45. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions

46. Doing a job without pay to gain experience

47. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)

48. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes

49. As the price increases producers produce more

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