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Chapter 9

Principles of Business vocabulary for chapter 9
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career
a goal for work that is fulfilled through an occupation or series of occupations
informational interview
a planned discussion with a worker who is willing to help you find out about the work that a person does, the preparation needed for that career, and the person's feelings about the career
mobility
the willingness and ability of a person to move to where jobs are located
values
things that are important to you
talent
a natural, inborn aptitude to do certain things
ability
the quality of being able to perform a mental or physical task
application form
asks for information related to employment
resume
a tool that provides information about you to a potential employer
career portfolio
provides tangible evidence of your ability and skills
cover letter
expresses your interest in a specific job
employment interview
a two-way conversation in which the interviewer learns about you and you learn about the job and the company
mentor
an experienced employee who serves as counselor to a person with less experience
exit interview
which your employer asks questions about your work, be constructive and cooperative