21 terms

beginning a new job vocabulary

preparing for first day on the job and what you can expect from your employer.
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company culture
the behavior, attitudes, values, and habits of employees and owner of companies that are unique to that particular company.
orientation
a course introducing a new situation or environment
mentors
trusted counselors or guides
hourly wages
computer by multiplying the number of hours worked by a specific amount
overtime
work done in addition to regular working hours
nonexempt employees
workers who are covered by law that entitles them to earn overtime pay.
exempt employees
employees who are excluded from overtime pay requirements
salary
the money paid for employee services
commission
a special assignment that is given to a person or group
profit-sharing plan
a program that allows employees to share in the profits of a company based on the profitability of the company and an allocation formula determining each employee's share.
performance bonuses
Reward workers for high levels of performance
pension plan
a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
probation
(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them
layoff
the act of laying off an employee or a work force
cooperativeness
the trait of being cooperative
initiative
the first of a series of actions
responsibility
the social force that binds you to your obligations and the courses of action demanded by that force
self-managment
it means doing the things necessary to bulid a better career here are some tips
ethics
the philosophical study of moral values and rules
confidentiality
the keeping of secrets from people who aren't supposed to know them.
prejudice
influence (somebody's) opinion in advance