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Lesson 3: A Job That Pays

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cover letter
a formal letter accompanying a resume which describes the reason for sending the resume.
career
an occupation or profession someone does for a long time, often requiring special skills or training, with opportunity for advancement.
career tech education
"CTE"; a postsecondary program of study involving multiyear courses combining academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge.
curriculum vitae
"CV"; similar to a resume, but more frequently used by job seekers in the science and academia fields who have published works in journals, and by overseas job seekers.
Fair Labor Standards Act
federal law that sets minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor laws. graduate school a division of a university offering advanced degrees beyond the bachelor's degree; grad school.
Fair Labor Standards Act
federal law that sets minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor laws.
Generation Z
"Gen Z"; Generation following the millennial generation; born approximately between 1995-2012.
Generation Z
Generation Z is the generation following the millennial generation; born approximately between 1995-2012.
job
work done regularly to earn a paycheck.
job description
a general written statement about a specific job including duties, purpose, responsibilities, scope, working conditions, and job title.
license
a permit from an authority to do a particular thing or carry on a trade.
minimum wage
the lowest hourly wage an employer can pay an employee for work as set by federal law under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
recession
a significant decline in economic activity across all areas of the economy or within a specific industry, which lasts longer than a few months.
resume
a document presenting a job seeker's education, skills, and work experience.
wages
monetary compensation.