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Career Exploration Exam Study Guide
Terms in this set (39)
A paid position involving a specific place,time,and task set by an employer.
Describes a lifetime work history or a long-term participation in a particular field.
Group of related tasks that require special training, education, or experience to learn a specific set of skills.
Clear knowledge about yourself, also called self-realization, or self-awareness
A person submitting an application for a job.
Form(s) that a job applicant must fill out with information required for employment
A formal, in-person meeting between a job applicant and employer looking for a new employee.
Usually a one to two page, word processed document showing a job applicant's education, work experience and qualifications
A letter, attached to a Resume, which highlights a job applicants abilities that makes them a good person for the job
Thank You Note
Within 24 hours of an interview, a note thanking the interviewer for the opportunity to interview for the job
Specific information about an available job including the requirements and responsibilities to acquire and retain the job.
Things that are needed to be hired for a job, such as experience using Microsoft Excel.
Things that are considered reasonable or required to complete someone's job responsibilities
Conditions or circumstances that must be met to be hired
A positive statement of character and qualifications about an applicant, usually a letter of recommendation
A person who is in a position to recommend someone's fitness for a job, needs to be available to speak to a company representative
A productive individual who completes their job responsibilities showing proper effort and ethics
Position of authority where workers depend on an individual's leadership, motivation, hard work to make a business run effectively
Someone who owns and runs their own business.
Forming informal relationships with people who might be able to help someone pursue a job
The total amount an employee is paid for an entire year, includes Taxes and Benefits
Take Home Pay
The actual amount of money an employee sees in their paycheck, less than total salary because Taxes and Benefits are taken out.
Career Planning Steps
1. Self-Assessment > 2. Research > 3. Decision Making > 4. Action Plan.
The forecast for whether a career area is expected to have more or less job openings in the future
Occupations that are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years.
Emerging occupations with many opportunities because they are related to the Green Economy (i.e. environmentally friendly).
Career Clusters contain occupations in the same field of work that require similar skills.
An undergraduate academic degree awarded by community and technical colleges after completing a 2 year course of study.
An undergraduate academic degree awarded by a college or university for a specific major after completing 4 years of study
Degree earned after having earned a bachelor's degree, represents advanced study of a major content area usually 3 years of study.
This is the highest degree that can be earned within a career field, PHD's or Doctors have achieved this level of study.
Skills that can be used across many careers
Action that denies participation or rights to categories of people (such as, Age, Gender, Race, and Disability) based on prejudice.
Employees who realize their desires and needs at work, factors include respect, promotion, good wages and good benefits.
Type Letters, Reports, and Resume (microsoft word, google docs, apple pages)
Create professional presentation and display multimedia content (microsoft powerpoint, google slides, apple keynote)
Organize data, perform calculations using formulas, create charts and graphs (microsoft excel, google sheets, apple numbers)
A collection of office productivity applications that work and look similar (microsoft office, google drive, apple iwork)
Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations stored on the internet (microsoft onedrive, google drive, schoology resources folder
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