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Job Skill Key Terms

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Aptitude
The potential a person has for learning a skill.
Interest
An activity one likes to do.
Skill
The ability to perform a task due to training and experience.
Ability
A skill you have already developed.
Initiative
The willingness to do what needs to be done without being told to do it.
Self-motivation
The drive to do something simply for the reward of feeling good and satisfied once it is accomplished.
Teamwork
Working together collaboratively with a group to set goals, make decisions, solve problems, and put ideas into action.
Cooperation
Working with others to reach a common goal.
Punctuality
Arriving on or before the stated time.
Adaptability skills
A person's ability to change in order to fit circumstances that may arrive.
Work ethic
A set of values based on the moral virtues of hard work and diligence.
Job
Work that a person does for pay.
Career
A work history of one or more jobs in the same or related fields of interest.
Trade
A particular skilled profession.
Internship
A temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field.
Apprenticeship
A position that involves hands-on learning while working under the guidance of a skilled worker.
Job shadowing
The act of following a person on the job for a few days in order to learn about a particular career.
Co-op program
Combines school studies with paid work experience.