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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. A course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests

2. Someone who sells goods or services

3. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates

4. A thank you letter written following an interview

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

6. A person who works with you

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

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

9. Jobs that last for a limited period of time

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

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

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

13. The planning and using of time

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

16. Relating to races or groups of people with common customs

17. Any education or training following high school

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

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

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

21. A skill that you have developed

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

23. Natural method or way one thinks or learns

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

25. An action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process

26. The personality or activity by which a person is known

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

28. The ability to perform a certain activity well

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

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

31. Amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes - insurance - social security - and other benefits

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

33. To look at closely and judge

34. Help-wanted section of the newspaper that lists job openings

35. An objective that a person wants to obtain and works to achieve

36. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

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

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

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

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

41. Employment during special seasons

42. Earnings above base pay

43. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill

44. A group of employees

45. Clash of ideas or values

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

47. Being on time for work

48. Possibility of loss

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

50. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation