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CM Unit 1 Part 2

CM Unit 1 Part 2
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Layoff
an involuntary separation of the employee from the employer for a temporary or indefinite period, through no fault of the employee
Learning Styles
the ways people think and learn
Leisure
time free from every day job responsibilities during which a person can pursue personal interests and hobbies
Life Roles
the various parts of one's life, such as citizen, parent, spouse, worker, etc.
Life Stages
changes tht occur as we move through life experiences
Lifestyle
the way a person lives his or her life, including geographic location, type of home, method of transportation and social situations
Linguistic
pertaining to the use of language
Logical
use of reliable inference and reasoning
Marriage
the legal union of a man and a woman as husband and wife
Naturalist
interested in natural environments
Occupational Changes
changes in job status
Parenthood
the state or relationship of being a parent
Pink Slip
notice of termination
Reduction in Force
the employment of fewer people
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
extended protection to those with severe handicaps
Resources
those things that a person can use to help reach goals
Responsibility
a willingness to accept an obligation and be accountable or an action or situation
Retirement
the state of being retired from one's occupation
Sandwich Generation
group of people who are caring for both their parents and their children
Self-Concept
how people view their own skills, interests and competence level
Self-Esteem
how one views oneself; a feeling of good will with regard to how you feel about yourself; pride; confidence
Skill
proficiency or ability
Social
preference to working with others
Spacial
pertaining to a sense of space
Termination
dismissal from employment
Time Management
plan to use time wisely
Transition
the processes of changing from one state, activity or place to another.
Unemployment Insurance
a joint state and federal program under which state-administered funds pay a weekly benefit for a limited time to eligible workers when they are involuntarily unemployed
Values
cherished ideas and beliefs that affect decision a person makes
Verbal
expressed in words
Visual
pertaining to sight
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
provided free to those who meet the legal eligibility guidelines
Wellness
good health
Work
activity directed toward a goal that produces something of value; to exert oneself physically or mentally
Work Ethic
how a person feels about his/her job and the effort he/she puts into it
Work Needs
those characteristics that employers require for employment (SCANS Skills: basic skills, thinking skills, personal qualities, workplace competencies)
Worker's Compensation
guarantees financial assistance to workers injured on the job