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Arkansas Career Development Unit #2

Standard 2: Locating Career Information Skills
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Certificate
An official document that proves you have successfully completed specific course contest and have the necessary skills for that area for your career
Commission
Earnings based on how much a worker sells
Contract worker
Employees of a employment agency who work for other businesses on a temporary basis
Deduction
Amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes, insurance, Social Security, and other benefits
Education and training requirements:
The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment
Fringe Benefits:
Extras provided by employers (other than wages)
Full time
Working at least 40 hours per week
Global Economy
Worldwide financial management system
Job benefits
The extras an employer provides employees in addition to pay such as insurance or paid time off
Job duty
A task one is expected to perform on the job
Job Qualifications
A special skill, knowledge, or ability that enables a person to perform a particular job
License
A permit to do a particular thing or allow an activity to take place
Nontraditional Occupation/career:
A career in which one gender has 25 percent or less of the total workers
Part time job
Jobs requiring less than 35-40 hours a week, depending on the employer
Piecemeal
Wages to be paid based on a quantity produced or number of repetition performed
Salary
Fixed amount of money earned, regardless of hours worked
Seasonal job
A form of employment linked to specific periods of the year and sectors
Self Employed/Entrepreneur
A person who organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business
Temporary job
Jobs that last for a limited period of time
Wages
Payment for work, usually figured by the hour
Work Schedule
A set number of days or hours the employee is expected to work