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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Clash of ideas or values

2. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace

3. Standards one believes is important about their work

4. Fees charged by an organization to unite employees

5. Cluster that involves developing - promoting - and providing goods to consumers; performing tasks for consumers

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

7. A resource that involves communicating information with others

8. Agreement to complete a job for an amount of money

9. Methods of paying for education/training - such as grants - scholarships - etc.

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

11. Any education or training following high school

12. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

13. As the price increases producers produce more

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

15. The planning and using of time

16. Possibility of loss

17. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

18. Cluster that involves acquiring - investing - and managing money

19. A special skill - knowledge - or ability that enables a person to perform a particular job

20. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday

21. The ability to perform a certain activity well

22. 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

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

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

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

26. Characteristics or make-up of a population

27. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

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

29. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry

30. A productive activity resulting in something useful

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

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

33. Natural method or way one thinks or learns

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

35. A person who owns stock in a company

36. An occupation one is well-suited or qualified for

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

38. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)

39. A definition of work duties

40. Commoney known as Social Security

41. Relating to a specific field with a high degree of skill or experience

42. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates

43. Doing a job without pay to gain experience

44. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes

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

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

47. A course or program that teaches job skills

48. Time an employee may take off work with pay

49. Arrange things in order from the most important to the least important

50. Rules of behavior in the workplace