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freshman seminar - 1st 9 weeks test
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a task performed by a worker, usually to earn money.
when work requires the use of related skills and experience
a progression of related occupations that result in employment and personal growth.
a two-year college degree
a four-year college degree
research-based forecasts about which jobs will most likely be needed in the future.
the groups of occupational and career specialties.
following a worker on the job and observing what that job involves.
the things that you do well.
skills used in one job that can also be used in another job
work-based learning program
types of school programs designed to prepare students for work.
special teacher or counselor assigned to them
a job site where a student works to learn skills.
your manager in the workplace; team leader
an assistant who helps with day-to-day questions.
a school program that prepares students for an occupation through a paid job experience.
- a school program providing paid or unpaid work experience for a specified period as a way to learn about a job or an industry.
a planned meeting between a job applicant and an employer
the federal government's program for providing income when earnings are reduced or stopped by retirement, disability, or death.
makes it legal for otherwise underage students to work for an employer.
an agreement between you, your school, and your employer.
consists of a list of attitudes, skills, and knowledge that the student plans to learn during the work experience.
includes a weekly or monthly job record of duties performed and skills learned.
Fair labor standards Act (FLSA)
protect workers from unfair treatment by their employers.
the lowest hourly rate of pay that most employees must receive.
must be paid at a rate of at least 1 ½ times the employee's regular pay rate.
equal pay act
- requires equal pay be given to employees of both sexes for doing equal jobs.
equal employment opportunity commission
a federal agency that oversees equal employment opportunities for all Americans.
occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)
sets and enforces safety and health standards for workers.
the first ranking in a "to do" list.
- you write down the main ideas of an assignment to express key thoughts.
an outlook on life.
having confidence and satisfaction in yourself.
demonstrates a person's ability to be reliable and trustworthy.
being on time
the skills that enable people to develop and maintain working relationships with others.
a willingness to answer for your conduct and decisions.
making oneself do what is necessary.
the abilities to manage your own activities to get the job done.
interacting easily with people
showing concern for other people and being mannerly with them.
a guiding set of moral values
a code of behavior that is considered acceptable in society.
how you feel about your job and how much effort you put into it.
the quality of firmly following one's values.
being faithful to your coworkers and to your employer
pointing out a weakness to analyze it and bring about improvement.
a written review of your work performance.
occupational outlook handbook
describes the training and education needed for various occupations.
occupational information network (O*NET)
an Internet system that provides the latest information needed for effective training, education, counseling, and employment.
One-Stop Career Centers
- a website that helps students, job seekers
a planned meeting in which a job seeker learns about an occupation from a person employed in that job area.
prepares a person for a job in a specific field.
a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.
refers to students having the following: awareness of college opportunities, guidance regarding college admissions, resources to complete required course work, and ways to pay for college.
a savings plan for education operated by a state organization, or educational institution.
typically provided by a nonprofit organization, such as the government or other organization.
may be financial need or some type of merit or accomplishment
provide part-time employment to undergraduate and graduate students to help with their college expenses.
available for students and families who meet certain economic requirements.
free application for federal student aid (FAFSA)
the application form used to determine your eligibility for financial aid.
financial extras in addition to the regular paycheck.
routine decision making
choices that are made throughout the day
an important choice requiring careful thought becasue it affects a person's career and personal life.
decision making process
a proven way to make important decisions carefully and logically
list of steps required to reach a career goal.
work for beginners who lack experience or specialized training
advanced level job
a position hat requires special skills, knowledge, and experience
the job-related progression from an entry level to advanced along a specified career path.
the mental image you have of yourself
the process of taking stock of your skills, aptitudes, and abilities.
personal skills that affect how an individual interacts with others.
teachable skills learned as requirements of a career or other activities.
the activities, events, and the ideas that you like.
a person's natural, physical, and mental talents for learning
a mastery of a skill or the capacity to do something
the unique way an individual thinks, feels, and interacts.
something you do repeatedly, in the same way.
the different ways people take in information and process it.
the principles and beliefs that you consider important
reflect what you want from life.
short term goals
a goal intended to be reached tomorrow, next week, or within a few months.
long term goals
a goal that may take several months or years to achieve
an accepted level of achievement
standard of living
refers to the goods and services considered essential for living.
- all the things that can be used to reach a goal.
the people of an organization that help it to be successful
the equipment businesses own that it uses to be successful.
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