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advanced dregrees

specialized intensive programs after first college degree prepae for higher responsibilities amd pay

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benefits

company provided supplements to salary (sick, vacay, health, profot sharing)

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placement center

offer service related to careers and employment

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employee expenses

any costs of working paid by employee not reimbursed by employer

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entrepreneur

someone who orgainzes, manages, and assumes ownership of a business

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job analysis

evaluation of positive and negativr attributes of work

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networks

informal groups of people with common interest interact for mutual assistance

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promotion

ability to advance to positions of greater responsibity and higher pay

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retraining

learning new and different skills so employee can retain same level of emplyability

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salary

amount monthly or annual pay for labor

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self-assessment inventory

lists strong and weak points along woth plans for improvement

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aptitude

natural physical/mental ability allows you to do certain tasks

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contact

member of your network (relative, friend, group, associate)

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experiance

knowledge amd skills aquired from career field

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goal

desired end toward which efforts are directed

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identity

who they are and how they fit in

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interests

things you like to do

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lifestyle

way people choose to live their lives

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personality

individual qualities that make you unique

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values

ideals in life that are important to you

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work history

record of all jobs you have had and how long you stayed with each employer

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applicarion letter

introduces you to potential employer

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body

message section of letter

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complimetary close

courteous phrase to end a letter

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employment application

form that asks you questions of people who apply for a job

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job interview

face to face meeting with potential employer to discuss a job

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letter address

inside address
contains name and address of person/compny you are writing to

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reference letter

statement attesting your character abilities and experiance written by someone who can be relied on

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references

people who nave known you for at least a year and provide info about skills ams character amd achievements

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resume

personal data sheet, biographical summary, professional profile or vita

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return address

first thing to appear at top of letter

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salutation

greetong that beings the letter

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what is human capital

common complaints that some earn more than others

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what are three things must a business focus on to stay competitive

quality
productivity
lowering costs

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assciatin with small closeley knot groups of people for support is what

contacts

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someome that starts and runs own business

entreprenuer

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name some benefits of having a job other than salary

sick pay
vacay time
profit sharing
health insurance

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name some out of pocket costs associated woth employment

parking
transportation
gas
bus
uniform

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nations that are poor with few manufacturing facilities are referred to as

developing countries

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name some things that you should mot include on a resume

gender
age
religion
background

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what should be on a resume

personal info
experiance
qualifications
career objective
education

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how long should a resume be

1 pg before work
1-2pgs after work

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this reveals the positive and negative attributes of career choice

job analysis

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goals expected to reached within few days or weeks

short term goals

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describe activites of working alone, others and travelling

alone
manage own time
staying home

others
lunch breaks
meetings

travel
airplanes
schedules
business calls

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name some terms that recer to todays technological era

netork
internet
social media

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what can one do to cope woth change that is inevitable

stay informed
take classes
adapt to it
embrace it

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your main indentity after school is likely to be

college
work

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things you like to do are referred to as

intereset

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a personal data sheet that summarizes personal infor, education, experiance, and references

resume

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the main purpose of a thank you letter following an interview is

shows appreciation to employer for taking time to speak to you

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globalizarion

US economy is inderdepemdent on foreign countries

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term that describes todays technological era

informarion age
global village
electronic era

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name one thing to do before an interview

research the company
practice questions

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example of work characteristics

outside work
travel
working with people

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advancing new skills

upgrading