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Career Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. The ability to perform a certain activity well

2. one who puts off doing things or making decisions

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

4. Time an employee may take off work with pay

5. Typical way of life

6. Average expected earnings from beginning to experienced pay

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

8. Doing a job without pay to gain experience

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

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

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

12. A belief - understanding - and recognition of one's own abilities

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

14. Commoney known as Social Security

15. A productive activity resulting in something useful

16. The fee that colleges charge to take their classes

17. Jobs that last for a limited period of time

18. A resource that involves communicating information with others

19. The use of goods or service to make life easier creating new jobs while eliminating others

20. Employment during special seasons

21. Someone who creates a good or service

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

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

24. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace

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

26. Units of measurement which schools use to determine whether or not students are progressing toward graduation

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

28. Cluster that involves designing and producing materials into intermediate or final products

29. A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States

30. A plan of action for education - training - and experience to reach a career goal

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

32. Possibility of loss

33. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill

34. A skill that you have developed

35. Characteristics or make-up of a population

36. 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

37. Determining the best way for an individual to study - remember - or learn

38. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch

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

40. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions

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

42. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer

43. A decision or plan that can be changed

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

45. To give up something to resolve a conflict

46. Earnings above base pay

47. Money accounted for from January 1st through the current pay period

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

49. An individual characterstic that helps one determine their personality

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