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Job Interview Vocabulary

Vocabulary associated with job interviews, resumes, and finding a job.
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Application
A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
Apply
To submit an application for a job.
Co-Worker
A fellow worker; associate.
Employ
The state of being employed or having a job
Employment
The occupation for which you are paid
Experience
The accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
Field
a particular kind of commercial enterprise
Improve
to make better
Organization
a group of people who work together
Qualification
an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
Success
an event that accomplishes its intended purpose
Resume
a summary of your academic and work history
Interview
a conference (usually with someone important)
Proficiency
knowledge and skill
Skills
Proficiency acquired through training or experience
Strengths
skills that you are good at, or qualities that you have that are good
weakness
a flaw or weak point
Goals
things you want to accomplish
team
A group of people working together.
hobbies
an activity done for pleasure in one's spare time.
salary
the money paid for employee services
describe
to say or write down how something or someone looks; to use adjectives in writing
leader
a person who rules or guides or inspires others
problem-solver
someone who solves problems
problem
a source of difficulty
leader
a person who rules or guides or inspires others
career
the particular occupation for which you are trained
occupation
Job
profession
an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
effective
able to accomplish a purpose
excel
to do well; to be better or greater than others
practiced
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
aptitude
a natural talent or ability; quickness in learning
versatile
(used of persons) having many skills