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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. A belief - understanding - and recognition of one's own abilities

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

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

4. To give up something to resolve a conflict

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

6. Possibility of loss

7. Earnings below the cost of doing business

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

9. Being on time for work

10. Work that a person does for pay

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

12. Time an employee may take off work with pay

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

14. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay

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

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

17. This involves hearing - thinking about and responding to what the speaker is saying

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

19. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

20. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality

21. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation

22. A person who owns stock in a company

23. Earnings above base pay

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

25. Business owned by one person

26. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk

27. A definition of work duties

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

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

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

31. Any information about possible job openings

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

33. Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race - religion - or sex

34. The ability or potential for learning new skills

35. Intangible work done for others as an occupation

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

37. Generally 40 Hour work week or more

38. The steps one takes to make the best decision

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

40. Cumulative time given to employees for personal or family illness with pay

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

42. Natural method or way one thinks or learns

43. Fixed amount of money earned - regardless of hours worked; pay that is calculated exactly the same for every check

44. An amount of money charged by others for services

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

46. 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

47. As the price increases producers produce more

48. To look at closely and judge

49. Using People in foreign countries to assemble parts; utilizing external resources - and saving labor costs

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