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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes

2. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch

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

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

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

6. The environment of the workplace

7. To find out more by reading and talking to people

8. Natural method or way one thinks or learns

9. When a person has to give up part of something they value to resolve a conflict

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

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

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

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

14. Money received for education that does not have to be repaid

15. To look at closely and judge

16. A course or program that teaches job skills

17. A short written description of an applicant's personal data - education - and experience - related to a job

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

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

20. A person applying for a job

21. Someone who creates a good or service

22. Earnings above base pay

23. Work that a person does for pay

24. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

25. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas

26. A computerized career information delivery system

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

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

29. The prospect for the future of a job or career

30. As the price increases producers produce more

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

32. Doing a job without pay to gain experience

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

34. To eliminate unwanted applicants

35. Occupational Information Network compiled by the United States Department of Labor

36. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill

37. Standards one believes is important about their work

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

39. Money earned above the cost of doing business

40. 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

41. Personal standards by which one lives

42. Being on time for work

43. A thank you letter written following an interview

44. Cluster that involves coordinating the movement of people - goods - and services; career cluster - jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills

45. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday

46. The steps one takes to make the best decision

47. The future prospects for employment in a particular job or field

48. Payment for work - usually figured by the hour

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

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