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Vocabulary unit 6

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Applicant
a person applying for a job
Applicantion form
tool employers use to find basic info about job applicants
Co-worker
Person who works with you
Deduction
amount money taken from employees gross pay for taxes, insurance, social security, and other benefits.
Discrimination
treationg someone unfairly because of his or her race, religion, or sex
Employer
the person who has hired someone to do a job
Fringe benefit
extras provided by employees (other than wages)
Gross pay
the total amount of an employees earning before deduction are taken out
Help wanted ads
notices that employers put in the classified section of the parer describing their jobs opening
Interveiw
a formal meeting between an employer and a job applicant about job opening
Job Lead
any information about possible job openings
Net Pay
the amount of a payback after the deduction are taken out
Networking
a resource that involing communicating
Proceclure
an action or series determined by an employer for a spefic process
Punctuality
being on time for work
Reference
a person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer
resume
a short written description of an applicant's personal data, education, and experience and related to a job
salary
fixed amount of money earned, regardless of hours worked
screen out
eliminate unwanted applicant
wage
payment for work, usually figured by the hour
work ethic
rules of behavior in the workplace
annual leave
time an employee may take off work with pay
Arkansas employment security division
the state agency which helps individuals find employment and companies find employees at no charge
base pay
the standard minimum pay received by an employee
bi-weekly pay
earnings received early other week on specific days
check stub
paper showing earnings and deductions from a payroll check
classified ads
organized newspaper advertisements
commision
a percentage of sales paid to and employee
contract labor
agreement to complete a job for an amount of money
employment
a service business designed to help put employees and employers together
fee
an amount of money charged by others for services rendered
FICA
federal insurance contribution act (social security)
follow-up letter
a thank you letter written following an interview
IRS
internal revenue service (agency which collects federal income tax)
letter of applicant
an introductory letter written to a prospective employer
overtime
earnings above base pay
payroll
salary or wages given an employee on a regular basis
personnel
a group of employees in an enterprise
regular work week
generally a 40 hour work
salary
a fixed income paid at regular intervals
salary range
average expected beginning to experienced annual earnings
seasonal
temporary work during special times of the year
semi-monthly paid
earnings paid twice a month on designated dates
sick leave
cumulative time given to employees as sick days with pay
union
a group of workers who collectively bargain for higher wages, improved benefits, and better working conditions
union dues
fees charged by an organization to the unite employees
want ads
a section of the classified ads in the newspaper that list job openings
year-to-date
money accounted from January 1st through the current pay period