Exploring Careers Unit 1 Vocabulary
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Learning by working with colors and pictures
A person's ability to do something he or she has learned.
The sum total of a person's feelings, thoughts, values, actions, and habits
Tools, materials, ideas, and methods used to get things done
A group of similar ideas or things
A belief or idea by which a person lives
potential to learn a skill. Comes naturally
things about work that are important to you
how important money is to your happiness.
skills necessary to do a particular job.
general skills used in school and various types of jobs.
likes to read, write and tell stories
Likes to sing, hum, play an instrument, and listen to music good at remembering.
Likes to touch and move around; good at hands-on activities and crafts.
Likes having lots of friends, talking to people, and joining groups
Likes to work alone and pursue interests at own pace
Likes spending time outdoors and working with plants, animals, and other parts of the natural environment
Learning by classifying and identifying patterns
Buying and selling of goods and services via the Internet
A series of jobs in the same area of interest
A workplace trend.
Activities people are paid to do for others.
Using communication technology in order to work at home for a company.
Describes a job requiring at least 40 hours per week
The need for workers and the kinds of work available to them
Items that people buy
An environment in which jobs are done
All the world's economies and how they are linked
Interest area that includes activities involving numbers, written information, and routine
career interest area
A group of activities done in many different careers.
A synonym for career
To gather information about a subject
A group of careers with similar job characteristics.
Interest area that includes activities such as problem solving and experimenting.
Likely to be a creative thinker. Often independent. Need to express ideas through art.
Likely to be out in front and leading others. Good at making a point and influencing others.
Thinks of others before self. Friendly, fun and patient.
Always seem busy. Likes working with hands. Endless energy.
To perform work without receiving payment.
Being able or willing to change in order to suit different conditions
Something to be achieved.
A person's basic outlook on life
To judge the importance of something.
A possible choice
Objects, ideas, or situations that prevent progress
To choose to take a particular action.
A procedure for evaluating choices.
To study all aspects of something.
A brief, unpaid, formal job in a particular career field.
A successfully completed task
An obligation or duty that may affect a career plan
Describes something that is precise or exact.
The order in which things have happened.
To order according to importance.
Something that can be achieved quickly.
Lasting for a limited period of time.
A series of steps taken to achieve a life goal.
To _____ can be defined as "to put off doing something because of laziness or a lack of desire."
A checklist that matches your favorite activities to possible careers is called a(n) _____.
A _____ is defined by the ways in which a person uses his or her time, energy, and money
_____ refers to the ways people make, buy, and sell goods and services
A short, informal talk with someone in a career that interests you is called a(n) _____.
The result or effect of a decision can be defined as the decision's _____.
What must a person do after he or she has made a decision?
make an action plan
An alternative course of action is a(n) _____.
Studying information you've gathered and comparing that information with your needs and desires is part of the decision-making step called _____.
evaluating the options
Finding out the advantages and disadvantages of options is part of the decision-making step called _____.
Which of the following is usually the first step in a career plan?
receiving education and training