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Unit 6 Employment Skills

:( Mrs. Pruett
STUDY
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applicant
a person applying for a job
application form
the tool that employers use to find out basic information about job applicants
co-worker
a person who works with you
deduction
amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes, insurance, social securtiy, and other benefits
discrimination
treating someone unfairly because of his or her race, religion, or sex
employer
the person who has hires someone to do a job
fringe benefits
extras provided by employers (other than wages)
gross pay
the total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out
help-wanted ads
notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings
interview
a formal meeting between an employer and job applicant about a job opening
job lead
any information about possible job openings
net pay
the amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out
networking
a resource that involves communication information with others
procedure
an action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process
punctuality
being on time for work
reference
a person who will give a favorable report of a jov applicant to the employer
resume
a short written description of an applicant's personal data, education, and experience, relatied to a job
salary
fixed amount of money earned, regardless of hours worked
screen out
to eliminate unwanted applicants
wage
payment for work, usually figured by the hour
work ethic
rules of behavior in the workplace